The Master of Science in Quantitative Finance is a collaborative program between the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, offering students the opportunity to benefit from the expertise of two leading research groups at top institutions. With its location in Zurich, a major financial center, students have access to a strong collaboration with the financial industry, including internship opportunities.
The Master of Science in Quantitative Finance is a specialized program with a strong international focus. It is taught entirely in English and offers students a unique education in quantitative methods for finance and economics, including fundamental concepts of finance, financial markets, asset management, and risk management.
One of the key features of the program is its unique combination of economic theory and mathematical methods, such as probability theory, statistics, econometrics, and numerical analysis. In addition, the program covers current developments in FinTech through several lectures.
Students also benefit from the program's close collaboration with the financial industry, including opportunities for internships, as well as its location in the heart of Zurich, a major financial center.
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Upon completing the Master of Science in Quantitative Finance, graduates are well-prepared to assume positions of responsibility in specialist and management roles within the banking, insurance, and consulting industries, as well as in the public sector. The degree also equips graduates with the necessary skills to enter scientifically oriented professional fields, pursue further doctoral studies, or take up challenging positions in quantitative areas of the financial services industry. Graduates can pursue a range of career paths such as investment banking, financial analysis, risk management, portfolio management, or financial consulting.