WelcomeThe specialized Master program MSc UZH ETH in Quantitative Finance (or before 2009: Master of Advanced Studies in Finance) is a joint degree program offered by the University of Zurich, represented by the Department of Banking and Finance together with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zürich), represented by the Department of Mathematics. The program is the core of the Center of Competence Finance in Zürich.
The program (entirely taught in English) offers its prospective students an advanced education in quantitative finance. A special feature is its combination of economic theory for finance with mathematical methods (probability theory, statistics, numerical analysis) for finance and insurance. The curriculum consists of two semesters of coursework followed by the writing of a Masters Thesis. The program starts each year only in the Fall Semester (mid September) and interested persons need to apply for a place of study by the end of January.
Graduates should be able to work as specialists in quantitative-oriented areas of the financial services industry, such as risk or asset management or financial product development. They should also be able to work in a finance function or treasury group of a corporation or in consulting. Read more.
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01. February 2013 Again great interest for the Master of Science in Quantitative Finance: More than 170 candidates from all over the world have applied for a place of study starting September 2013.
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