Global Derivatives

  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Quantitative Masters Programs - Complete List

Masters Degree Programs with a focus on Quantitative Finance / Derivatives

 

Welcome to most comprehensive listing of Masters programs in the world on quantitative finance, financial engineering and its related sciences.


Profiles: The profiles are all of our own work and are compiled with information provided to us by the institution or relevant sources in question. The "Global Derivatives View" is merely a brief commentary as to our thoughts on each individual program - These commentaries should be in no way taken as rankings of any kind, nor should they be considered the general viewpoint. You may choose to accept these commentaries with the understanding that they have been compiled by Global Derivatives research having taken into account all the information available as well as a collection of all surveys taken thus far. However, certain programs with little or no feedback / information have blanks on their summaries. If you represent the institution, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to update us with more current information

 

Last updated April 1, 2014

 

Masters Degree Programs With a Focus on Quantitative Finance / Derivatives


Select Country of Interest:

 

USA | Canada | UK | Australiasia | Rest of Europe & Middle East | Rest of World

 

Please advise us of any suitable additions to the list or corrections. This page is still being updated with profiles every day.


| Discuss any of these programs in the forums |

UK & Ireland

School Name Program Location Notable Faculty / Highlights
View Profile





Birkbeck University MSc Financial Engineering London, UK
Birkbeck University MSc Finance London, UK
Birkbeck University MSc Finance & Commodities London, UK Hélyette Geman
Brunel University MSc Modelling and Management of Risk Middlesex, UK
Cambridge University - Judge School Master of Finance Cambridge, UK

Cambridge University - Judge School MPhil Finance (Financial Engineering Specialisation) Cambridge, UK
City University - Cass School MSc Financial Mathematics London, UK Laura Ballotta
City University - Cass School MSc Quantitative Finance (Formerly FEE) London, UK Harry Kat
City University - Cass School MSc Mathematical Finance & Trading London, UK
Dublin City University MSc Financial & Industrial Mathematics Dublin, Ireland
Herriot Watt University MSc Financial Mathematics Edinburgh, UK
Imperial College MSc Mathematics & Finance London, UK Mark Davis, Damiano Drigo, Rama Cont, Martijn Pistrorius
Imperial College MSc Finance London, UK Nigel Meade
Imperial College MSc Risk Management and Financial Engineering London, UK Nigel Meade
King's College London MSc Financial Mathematics London, UK
Queen's University Belfast MSc Finance Belfast, Ireland
Leeds University MSc Financial Mathematics Leeds, UK
Leicester University MSc Financial Mathematics & Computation Leicester, UK
Liverpool John Moores University MSc International Banking & Finance Liverpool, UK
London Business School MSc Finance London, UK Stephen Schaefer, Suleyman Basak
London School of Economics MSc Financial Mathematics London, UK
Manchester Business School - Manchester University MSc Finance Manchester, UK
Manchester Business School - Manchester University MSc Finance & Economics Manchester, UK
Manchester Business School - Manchester University MSc Quantitative Finance (Financial Engineering or Risk Management Track) Manchester, UK
Manchester Business School - Manchester University MSc Mathematical Finance Manchester, UK
Oxford University - Saïd Business School MSc Financial Economics Oxford, UK

Oxford University MSc Mathematical & Computational Finance Oxford, UK Jamil Baz, Riccardo Rebonato, Jeff Dewynne and Elizabeth Whalley
Oxford University MSc Mathematical Finance Oxford, UK Jamil Baz, Riccardo Rebonato, Jeff Dewynne and Elizabeth Whalley
SOAS - Center for Financial and Management Studies MSc Finance (Quantitative Finance) London, UK
University of Birmingham MSc Mathematical Finance Birmingham, UK

University College Dublin - Smurfit School MSc Finance Dublin, Ireland
University College Dublin - Smurfit School MSc Quantitative Finance Dublin, Ireland
University College Dublin - Smurfit School / Institute of Bankers MSc Risk Management Dublin, Ireland
University College London MSc Financial Mathematics London, England
University College London MSc Financial Risk Management London, England
ICMA Centre - University of Reading MSc Financial Engineering Reading, UK Carol Alexander,William Ziemba
ICMA Centre - University of Reading MSc International Securities, Investment and Banking Reading, UK Carol Alexander,William Ziemba
ICMA Centre - University of Reading MSc Financial Risk Management Reading, UK Carol Alexander,William Ziemba
University of Dublin - Trinity College MSc Finance Dublin, Ireland

University of Edinburgh / Herriot Watt University MSc Financial Mathematics Edinburgh, UK
University of Essex MSc Agent Based Computational Economics & E-Markets Essex, UK

University of Essex MSc Computational Finance Essex, UK

University of Essex MSc Financial Software Engineering Essex, UK

University of Exeter MSc Financial Mathematics Exeter, UK
University of Limerick - Kemmy School MSc Computational Finance Limerick, Ireland
University of Westminster MSc Investment and Risk Finance London, UK
University of York MSc Mathematical Finance York, UK
Warwick University MSc Financial Mathematics Warwick, UK

 

USA

American University - Kogod School of Business MS Finance Washington, DC
Baruch College (City University of New York) MS Financial Engineering New York, NY
Bentley College MS Finance Waltham, MA
Boston College - Carroll School MS Finance Boston, MA
Boston University MS Mathematical Finance Boston, MA
Brandeis University MS Finance Waltham, MA
Carnegie Mellon University - Tepper School MS Computational Finance Pittsburgh, PA Steven Shreve
Case Western University - Weatherhead School Master of Science in Management in Finance Cleveland, OH
Claremont Graduate University - Drucker School MS Financial Engineering Claremont, CA
Claremont University - McKenna School MS Finance Claremont, CA
Clark University MS Finance Worchester, MA
Columbia University MA Mathematical Finance
New York, NY Ioannis Karatzas
Columbia University MS Financial Engineering
New York, NY Emanuel Derman, Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman, Steven Kou
Cornell University MSc Engineering (Concentration in Financial Engineering) Ithaca, NY Robert Jarrow, Philip Protter, Victoria Averbukh, Sasha Stoikov
Creighton University Master of Security Analysis and Portfolio Management Omaha, NB
DePaul University MS Computational Finance Chicago, IL
DePaul University - Kellstadt School MS Finance Chicago, IL
Fairfield University - Dolan School MS Finance Fairfield, CT
Florida State University MS Financial Mathematics Tallahassee, FL
Fordham University MS Quantitative Mathematics New York, NY
George Washington University MS Finance Washington, DC
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business MS Finance Washington, DC
Georgia Institute of Technology MS Quantitative and Computational Finance Atlanta, GA
Georgia State University MSc Mathematical Risk Management Atlanta, GA
Golden Gate University MS Finance with Concentration in Investment Management San Francisco, CA
Illinois Institute of Technology Master of Mathematical Finance Chicago, IL
Illinois Institute of Technology - Stuart School MS Finance Chicago, IL Michael Ong
Johns Hopkins University - Carey School MS Finance Baltimore, MD
Kent State University MS Financial Engineering Kent, OH
Lehigh University MS Analytical Finance Bethlehem, PA

Louisiana State University - EJ Ourso School MS Finance with Minor in Mathematics Baton Rouge, LA Don Chance
Loyola College - Sellinger School MS Finance Baltimore, MD
MIT - Sloan School MFin Cambridge, MA
New York University - Courant Institute MS Mathematical Finance New York, NY Marco Avellaneda, Peter Carr, Nassim N. Taleb
North Carolina State University MS Financial Mathematics Raleigh, NC
Oklahoma State University - Spears School MS Quantitative Financial Economics Stillwater, OK
Pepperdine University - Graziadio Master of Science in Applied Finance Los Angeles, CA
Polytechnic Institute of New York University MS Financial Engineering New York, NY
Princeton University MFin Finance Princeton, NJ
Purdue University - Krannert School MBA with specialisation in Computational Finance West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University MS Mathematics with specialisation in Computational Finance West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University MS Statistics with specialisation in Computational Finance West Lafayette, IN
Rutgers University (New Brunswick / Piscataway) MS Mathematical Finance Piscataway, NJ
Rutgers University MS Quantitative Finance Newark, NJ
Seattle University - Albers School MS Finance Seattle, WA
Stanford University MSc Financial Mathematics Stanford, CA Darrell Duffie, Kenneth Singleton
Stevens Institute of Technology MS Financial Engineering (Technology Track) - Distance Learning
Hoboken, NJ

Stony Brook University MS Financial Mathematics
Stony Brook, NY
Syracuse University - Whitman School MS Finance
Syracuse, NY
Texas A&M University MS Financial Mathematics
College Station, TX
Tulane University - Freeman School MFin Finance New Orleans, LA / Houston, TX
UC Berkeley - Haas School MS Financial Engineering Berkeley, CA Mark Rubinstein, Mark Garman, Nils Hakansson
UCLA - Anderson School MSc Financial Engineering Los Angeles, CA Francis Longstaff, Eduardo Schwartz
View
University of Alabama - Culverhouse MS Finance Tuscaloosa, AL
University of Arizona - Eller MS Management with Concentration in Finance Tucson, AZ
University of Chicago MS Financial Mathematics Chicago, IL Izzy Nelken, Jack Mosevic, Niels Nygaard, Jon Frye
University of Connecticut Professional MS Applied Financial Mathematics Storrs, CT
University of Dayton Master in Financial Mathematics Dayton, OH
University of Denver - Daniels MS Finance Denver, CO
University of Florida - Hough MS Finance Gainesville, FL
University of Houston - Bauer MS Finance Houston, TX
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign MS Finance Urbana Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign MS Financial Engineering Urbana Champaign, IL
University of Michigan MS Financial Engineering Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota Master in Financial Mathematics Minneapolis, MN
University of North Carolina at Charlotte MS Mathematical Finance Charlotte, NC
University of Pittsburgh Professional Science MS Mathematical Finance Pittsburgh, PA
University of Rochester - Simon School MS Business Administration with Concentration in Finance Rochester, NY
University of Southern California MSc Mathematical Finance Los Angeles, CA
University of Tulsa MS Finance
Tulsa, OK
University of Washington MS Computational Finance and Risk Management
Seattle, WA
University of Wisconsin - Madison Quantitative Masters in Finance Madison, WI
Vanderbilt University - Owen School MS Finance (Quantitative Track) Nashville, TN
Washington University in St. Louis - Olin School MS Finance St. Louis, MO
Worchester Polytechnic Institute MSc Financial Mathematics Worchester, MA

 

Canada

HEC Montreal MSc Financial Engineering (in French) Montreal, QB
McMaster University MSc in Financial Mathematics Hamilton, ON
Simon Fraser University Master in Financial Risk Management Vancouver, BC
Université de Montreal MSc Financial Mathematics & Computational Finance Montreal, QB
Université Laval
MSc Financial Engineering Quebec, QB
University of Toronto MS Mathematical Finance Toronto, ON John Hull, Alan White
University of Waterloo MQF Master of Quantitative Finance Waterloo, ON Phelim Boyle, Ken Vetzal, Adam Kolkiewicz, Carole Bernard
University of Western Ontario MS Applied Mathematics (Research in Financial Mathematics) London, ON
UQAM MSc Applied Finance Montreal, QB
York University MS Financial Engineering Toronto, ON

 

Australasia

City University MSc Finance Hong Kong, Hong Kong
City University MSc Banking Hong Kong, Hong Kong
City University MSc Financial Engineering Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Hong Kong University (HKU) MFin Financial Engineering Hong Kong, Hong Kong Terry Cheuk
Hong Kong University (HKU) MFin Risk Management Hong Kong, Hong Kong Terry Cheuk
Hong Kong University of Science of Technology (HKUST) MSc Investment Management Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Hong Kong University of Science of Technology (HKUST) MSc Financial Analysis Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Hong Kong University of Science of Technology (HKUST) MSc Mathematics (Financial Mathematics & Statistics) Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Macquarie University Masters of Applied Finance Sydney, Australia
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) MSc Financial Engineering Singapore, Singapore
National Tsing Hua University MSc Quantitative Finance Taipei, Taiwan
National University of Singapore (NUS) MSc Financial Engineering Singapore, Singapore
National University of Singapore (NUS) MSc Quantitative Finance Singapore, Singapore
Singapore Management University (SMU) MSc Applied Finance Singapore, Singapore
University of Melbourne MSc Applied Finance Melbourne, Australia Mark Joshi
University of New South Wales MSc Financial Mathematics Sydney, Australia
University of South Australia Master of Quantitative Finance Adelaide, Australia
University of Technology Sydney MSc Quantitative Finance Sydney, Australia

 

Rest of Europe & Middle East

Bar Ilan University MSc Financial Mathematics Ramat Gan, Israel
Bogaziçi University MSc Financial Engineering Istanbul, Turkey
Universidade de Coimbra Masters of Science in Quantitative Finance Coimbra, Portugal
Duisenberg School of Finance MSc Risk Management Amsterdam, Netherlands

Duisenberg School of Finance MSc Corporate Finance & Markets Amsterdam, Netherlands

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne MSc Financial Engineering Lausanne, Switzerland
EDHEC MSc Finance Lille, France

Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management Masters in Financial Management Rotterdam, Amsterdam

ETH/UZH Zurich Master of Science in Quantitative Finance Zurich, Switzerland Marc Chesney, Paul Embrecht, Philipp J. Schönbucher, Freddy Delbaen, Rajna Gibson, Alexander McNeil
European School of Management (ESCP-EAP) Specialized Master in Finance Paris, London, Madrid

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management MSc Quantitative Finance Frankfurt, Germany Jan Vecer
Hanken School of Economics MSc Quantitative Finance Helsinki, Finland
HEC MSc International Finance Paris, France

Mälardalen University Master in Financial Engineering Västerås, Sweden

International University of Monaco Masters in Finance Monaco, Monaco
ISCTE Business School Msc Finance Lisbon, Portugal
Middle East Technical University MSc Financial Mathematics Ankara, Turkey

Tilburg University MSc Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science Tilburg, The Netherlands

Ulm University MSc Finance Ulm, Germany

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid MSc Financial Analysis Madrid, Spain

Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia MSc Stock Markets and Financial Derivatives (Spanish) Madrid, Spain

Università Bocconi MA Quantitative Finance & Risk Management Milan, Italy

Universität Konstanz Masters in Mathematical Finance Constance, Germany

Universite de Geneve (HEC) MSc Finance Geneva, Switzerland
Universite de Lausanne (HEC) MSc Finance Lausanne, Switzerland
Universite de Neuchâtel MSc Finance Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (Université libre de Bruxelles) Specialised Master in Quantitative Finance Brussels, Belgium
Université Panthéon - Assas Master TFB Finance and Banking Paris, France

University of St. Gallen MSc Quantitative Economics and Finance St. Gallen, Switzerland

University of Twente MSc Applied Mathematics and MSc Industrial Engineering & Management (Specialisation in Financial Engineering) Twente, The Netherlands

Universiteit van Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School Master in International Finance (Quantitative Finance Track) Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Universiteit van Amsterdam (Korteweg-de Vries Institute) With Vrije Universteit & Universiteit Utrecht MSc Stochastics and Financial Mathematics Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Università di Torino MSc Quantitative Finance Torino, Italy

University of Piraeus (in Greek) MSc in Banking and Financial Management Piraeus, Greece

Vienna Institute of Technology Masters in Finance
Vienna, Austria

Warsaw University Masters in Quantitative Finance
Warsaw, Poland

 

Rest of the World

Brazilian Mathematics University (Portuguese) MSc Mathematical Methods in Finance Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (Portuguese) MBA Derivatives São Paulo, Brazil

Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (Portuguese) MBA Pricing & Risk São Paulo, Brazil

Escola de Economia de Sao Pao (Portuguese) Professional Masters in Quantitative Finance São Paulo, Brazil

North-West University MSc Financial Mathematics Potchestroom, South Africa

North-West University MSc Quantitative Risk Management Potchestroom, South Africa

Universidad de Belgrano
MA Financial Engineering Buenos Aires, Argentina

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
MS Actuarial Science and Finance Bogota, Colombia

University of Capetown MSc Mathematics of Finance Capetown, South Africa

University of Pretoria MSc Financial Engineering Pretoria, South Africa
University of Pretoria MSc Mathematics of Finance Pretoria, South Africa
University of Stellenbosch
MComm in Financial Risk Management Stellenbosch, South Africa

University of the Free State
MSc Mathematical Statistics (Risk Analaysis)
Bloemfontein, South Africa

University of the Witwatersrand
MSc Mathematics of Finance
Johannesburg, South Africa