M.Sc. in Quantitative Finance

Campus
UNIVERSITÉ PRIVÉE SOUMARE
Level
Graduate
Semester
S1, S2, S3, S4
Credits
120 credits CECT
Method
In Class & Online

M.Sc. in Quantitative Finance

This program trains senior analysts and highly skilled team managers in the fields of quantitative finance and financial engineering.

M 1 - Quantitative Finance (60 CECT credits)

  1. ECO 401- Microeconomics (6 credits, 150h)
  2. ECO 402- Macroeconomics (6 credits, 150h)
  3. MQT 401- Quantitative Methods (6 credits, 150h)
  4. ECO 403- Applied Econometrics (6 credits, 150h)
  5. MAT 401- Operational Research (6 credits, 150h)
  6. ACT 401- Risk and Insurance Theory (4 credits, 100h)
  7. INF 401- Computer Programming (6 credits, 150h)
  8. FIN 401- Advanced Financial Mathematics (4 credits, 100h)
  9. FIN 501- Financial Theory (6 credits, 150h)
  10. FIN 502- Capital Markets and Portfolio Management (6 credits, 150h)
  11. AUT 401- Business English (2 credits, 50h)
  12. AUT 402- Preparation for Professional Certifications (2 credits, 50h)

M 2 - Quantitative Finance (60 CECT credits)

  1. FIN 503- Derivatives (6 credits, 150h)
  2. ECO 504- Financial Econometrics (6 credits, 150h)
  3. FIN 504- Financial Risk Management (6 credits, 150h)
  4. FIN 505- Financial Institutions Management (6 credits, 150h)
  5. FIN 506- Finance Lab (simulations, trading rooms...) (4 credits, 100h)
  6. AUT 501- Report Writing Techniques (2 credits, 50h)
  7. FIN 510- Research Project & Internship in Finance (30 credits, 750h)

Admission requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field or the equivalent
  • Have a GPA of at least 12/20 at the bachelor level

Jobs opportunities

  • Financial Engineering
  • Quantitative Finance (Quant)
  • Risk Management
  • Portfolio Management & Asset Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Banking & Investment Banking
  • Financial Markets
  • Capital Markets
  • Etc.