Quantitative Finance, M.Sc. in Austria 2019

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Study in:Austria
Deadline: 8 March 2019


The well-balanced curriculum builds strong quantitative skills combined with a solid knowledge base of the underlying theory of finance (Quantitative Finance). Students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to use mathematical models to understand complex financial problems.A special focus lies on using the software ‘R’, an open source implementation of the language S for data analysis and visualization. Students benefit from the expertise of the programs’ faculty, which is strongly involved in the international development community of R.

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Mathematics
  • Financial Markets and Instruments
  • Computing
  • Probability
  • Principles of Finance
  • Statistics

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today’s graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections – Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 – 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 – 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 – 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Relevant Bachelor’s program
  • Valid GMAT or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)
  • A Statement of Purpose (strongly recommended!)
  • Letters of recommendation written by a course teacher, an advisor or supervisor of an academic thesis, or the educational institution at which the course or courses were attended or the academic thesis was written, detailing your achievement potential
  • Sufficient proficiency in English

Detailed Program Facts

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