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Master in Financial Engineering

Mälardalen University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Program description

Earn a Master in Financial Engineering!Earn a Master in Financial Engineering

The Master in Financial Engineering is deisgned to prepare students for a challenging and successful career in the international world of finance. You will see finance from advanced quantitative perspectives, including management of financial portfolios and risk analysis in financial markets.

The Financial Engineering Masters programme comprises a two-year curriculum with a total of 120 credits. It is a carefully designed and popular educational area of financial engineering. The course focuses on quantitative computer-based methods of financial analysis, and provides an advanced basis in mathematics and economics.

Financial Engineering is oriented towards financial real-life problems, using common financial software packages, and the textbooks have been chosen to support this approach. The programme is a natural continuation of the bachelor programme in Analytical Finance offered by Malardalen University.

Research studies are concentrated in financial mathematics, financial engineering, financial and risk management software, as well as in some related research areas such as actuarial mathematics, applied statistics and stochastic processes, and simulation. The best students are involved in research activities and the development of experimental financial software.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study the Financial Engineering Masters degree must meet the following criteria:

  • A completed Bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education of 3 years or more, equivalent to 180 credits (180 ECTS credits), of which at least 60 credits (two semesters of full time studies) are in Mathematics including probability theory and statistics.
  • English B is required for Swedish students. Foreign students are required to submit a TOEFL test result, minimum score 550 with a TWE score of at least 4 (PBT) or 79 with a TWE score of at least 17 (iBT) or an IELTS test result with an overall band score of minimum 6.0 and no band score below 5.0 or equivalent.

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Graduates of Financial Engineering will obtain a Masters Degree and as a graduate of the Financial Engineering programme, you will have
very competitive advanced qualifications for obtaining a senior
position in a bank, stock exchange, investment company, insurance or
financial software company, government or other financial institution,
or manufacturing company.

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Mälardalen University

Mälardalen University

Mälardalen University is one of Sweden’s largest institutes of higher education with more than 16,000 students studying Business, Health, Engineering and Education. The university conducts research within all fields of education and the areas Future Energy and Embedded Systems are...

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Mälardalen University

Högskoleplan 1
721 23 Västerås

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