MSc Computational Finance

Royal Holloway University of London

Egham, Surrey, UK
MSc Computational Finance
Duration12 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • This course, offered by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Economics, allows to specialise in modern quantitative finance and computational methods for financial modelling, which are demanded for jobs in asset structuring, product pricing as well as risk management.
  • Skills that students will acquire include the ability to:

    • analyse, critically evaluate, and apply methods of computational finance to practical problems, including pricing of derivatives and risk assessment
    • analyse and critically evaluate methods and general principles of computational finance and their applicability to specific problems
    • work with methods and techniques such as clustering, regression, support vector machines, boosting, decision trees, and neural networks
    • analyse and critically evaluate applicability of machine learning algorithms to problems in finance
    • implement methods of computational finance and machine learning using object-oriented programming languages and modern data management systems
    • work with software packages such as MATLAB and R
    • work with Relational Database Systems and SQL
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2180530 INR
Hostel & Meals690163 INR
Transportation105477 INR
Books & Supplies38032 INR
Personal Expenses253550 INR
Travel101420 INR
Total1188642 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Bachelor degree with 60% to 65% overall or a CGPA of 6.0 to 6.5 out of 10 OR
  • UK 2:1 (Honours) or equivalent in relevant subjects such as Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, or another subject that includes a strong element of both mathematics and computing.
  • The University will consider high 2:2 or relevant work experience.
  • Candidates with professional qualifications in an associated area may be considered
ExamsIELTS: 6.5
  • No subscore lower than 5.5

PTE: 61
  • Writing 54, no subscore lower than 51.

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