M.Sc. in Financial Computing, China 2019

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Study in:China
162 days
Remaining
Deadline: 30 June 2019

About

With the rapid advancement of computing technology, there is an increasing demand in the dynamic and challenging environment of financial services, for a variety of technological talent to deliver business solutions on a global scale.The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is equipped with specialist lab facilities for operating systems, networking, mobile computing and multimedia technology that will support your learning and research.Graduates of this MSc Financial Computing program at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Careers

MSc Financial Computing graduates can find employment as software engineers, database specialists, infrastructure managers, financial analysts, financial consultants, business analysts, system analysts, investment analysts, e-finance architects, credit managers, portfolio managers, business intelligence executives, wealth services officers, and risk management auditors amongst others.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Cloud computing
  • Computer systems security
  • Interactive systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Software architecture
  • Advanced corporate finance

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

UK:

  • Upper second class (2:1) honours

China:

  • 211 Project; Top 100 of 2018 Shanghai Ranking–75 percent or above
  • Non 211 project; Non Top 100 of 2018 Shanghai ranking – 80- 85% percent or above, depending on your Undergraduate institution

Note: Chinese applicants are not required to take the MoE postgraduate entrance exam.

North America:

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme

OTHER REGIONS

  • Equivalent academic qualifications

Funding

Scholarships available range from 10 to 50 percent of tuition for each award, depending upon the specific scholarship programme.

Detailed Program Facts

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