Financial Analytics M.Sc.: Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods
Part of the prestigious School of Graduate Studies at Trent University, the Financial Analytics M.Sc. is a new stream in the program of Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods.
The Financial Analytics Stream is a Master’s of Science degree focusing on the theories and techniques of financial analysis. A professional program of as little as 12 months in length, this exciting new stream prepares graduates for dynamic careers in the growing and evolving financial sector through in-depth study of:
- Mathematical Finance
- Portfolio and Risk Management
- Linear Programming
- Financial Econometrics
- Numerical Methods
- Financial Management
Career-Ready in the Financial Sector
Graduates of this program are uniquely prepared for success in: equity analysis, financial forecasting, investment banking, commercial banking, corporate planning, portfolio management, pension fund management and the broad range of increasing opportunities in the financial sector.
Trent Graduate Studies Learning Environment
Classes take place on Trent’s architecturally-renowned Peterborough Campus with access to leading-edge technology and computational resources. State-of-the-art learning facilities in intimate class settings are enhanced by sweeping views of the Otonabee River. The new “library of the future” in the Bata Research and Innovation Centre and the Trent University Research and Innovation Park currently under development promise opportunities to connect with entrepreneurial initiatives in a nexus for academic and business connections.
Students will experience a combination of independent and collaborative learning experiences.
Financial Analytics Courses are divided into modules of learning that provide a broad base of knowledge with in-depth analysis and skills development.
Mathematical Finance (AMOD 5520H)
Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives
Derivative Asset Pricing Models
Portfolio and Risk Management (AMOD 5530H)
Fixed Income Analysis
Portfolio Optimization and Capital Asset Pricing
Analysis and Management
Linear Programming (AMOD 5510H)
Simplex Method, Duality, and Integer Programming
Time Series, Vector Error Correction, and Vector Autoregressive Models
Finite Difference Methods
Multi-Step, Iterative, and Adaptive Methods
Systems, Stability, and Convergence
Financial Planning and Control
Dividend and Growth Strategies
Degree Requirements for the Financial Analytics Stream:
- two courses from the following selection: Foundations of Modelling, Statistical Aspects of Modelling, Mathematical Aspects of Modelling, Computational Aspects of Modelling
- four courses from the following selection: Mathematical Finance, Portfolio Theory and Risk Management, Financial Econometrics, Linear Programming, Numerical Methods, Financial Management
- research paper
- seminar presentation
Applicants from People's Republic of China
Residents of the People’s Republic of China who may benefit from the assistance of an educational agent are encouraged to contact Trent University's exclusive agent for the Financial Analytics Stream - Can-Zhong International Education Consulting Services Ltd. Contact them directly for application deadlines and procedures.
Can-Zhong International Education Consulting Services Ltd.