Quantitative Finance, M.Sc. in Norway 2019

BI Norwegian Business School

Study in:Norway
Deadline: 1 March 2019


The globalization of today’s financial markets has led to increased international competition and a growing need for employees with advanced skills. Candidates who combine a deep understanding of financial theory with strong quantitative skills are in high demand. Since companies today have access to large amounts of data, they need employees who can process and analyse financial data to make strategic decisions. The Quantitative Finance program offered by BI Norwegian Business School will provide you with the skills to assess problems, analyse them through advanced modelling, and make informed decisions. You will learn to use data and technology to better understand complex financial relationships and manage assets, evaluate risk factors, and maximize profitability.

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Derivatives
  • Stochastic Calculus for Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Research Methodology in Finance
  • Computational Methods
  • Investments
  • Quantitative Risk and Asset Management

Academic Requirements

  • The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    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.

  • A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS) with a specialisation (minimum 80 ECTS credits) in one of the following, provided that the combination of courses gives a good foundation for further studies within quantitative finance or,
  • A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS) in the field of business administration with a highly quantitative specialisation (80 ECTS). The business degree must include the following foundation courses, or equivalent: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Statistics or Econometrics.
  • Applicants to the MSc in Quantitative Finance programme require a minimum grade of B in courses of particular relevance to the programme, including Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Statistics.


For Master of Science applicants

  • BI Presidential Scholarship

Awarded to students who possess an outstanding record of superior academic achievement, the BI Presidential Scholarship is open to Norwegian and international applicants.

  • Master of Science International Scholarship

Awarded to students with a strong academic record, the MSc International Scholarships are open to international applicants.

  • A. Wilhelmsen Foundation Scholarship

Supporting international students in their pursuit of a Master of Science degree.

  • BI Norwegian Business School / QS Scholarship
  • Master of Science International Scholarship – Bergen

Detailed Program Facts

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