Quantitative finance is a specialized field in finance which studies financial markets by applying mathematical modelling techniques. The course provides a platform for students to build quantitative skills and develop underlying financial theories. A quantitative analyst is a specialist who applies mathematical and statistical methods to financial and risk management problems. S/he develops and implements complex models used by firms to make financial and business decisions about issues such as investments, pricing and so on. The curriculum of the programme covers topics ranging from History of Financial Markets, Computational Finance, Fintech, Empirical Asset Pricing, Financial Management, Econometrics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Microeconomics, Securities Analysis and portfolio management, Financial Risk Management and many more. The unique feature of this program is that it offers general management courses in the first year and a range of specialized courses in the second year.
Two-year full time (Compulsory residential programme).