Advanced Technology for Financial Computing MSc
This new programme will provide you with a critical and practical appreciation of how data, computing and artificial intelligence technologies can be used and developed. You will learn how this deliver value in organisations with finance, risk and decision-making related digitalisation from both technology and business perspectives.
The move towards digital organisations offers great potential for small and large, public and private enterprises. The University is in the UK's second largest financial centre after London and is leading cutting-edge, data-driven innovation to become the data capital of Europe.
Application Processing Time in Days: 30
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Graduates will be equipped with the strong technology knowledge and background to keep up with developments in computing technologies and business awareness.
Typical areas in which to pursue a career might include:
- quant developer
- financial system architect
- application engineer
- financial system consultant
- software developer
- data scientist (in academia or industry)
- financial system engineer in IT firms, banks, investment, or finance sectors
- government and public sector positions
- 2 years
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in informatics, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science, electrical engineering, linguistics, mathematics, physics, or other numerate degree.
Competence in programming is essential. During your degree you must have completed a programming course in at least one of the following: C/C++, Java, Python, R, Matlab, Haskell, ML.
During your degree you must have completed the equivalent to 60 credits of mathematics that have typically covered the following subjects/topics: calculus (differentiation and integration), linear algebra (vectors and multi-dimensional matrices), discrete mathematics, and mathematical reasoning (e.g. induction and reasoning, graph-theoretic models, proofs), and probability (concepts in discrete and continuous probabilities, Markov chains, etc.)
Postgraduate entry requirements for students from India.
In order to qualify for entry to master’s study at the University of Edinburgh, you must have a good degree from a highly ranked university in India.
- Entry requirements will vary, depending on the intended programme of study. However, the minimum score you should have achieved is 60% or more in your Bachelor's study.
- We may also accept equivalent qualifications or work experience.
- Applicants who meet this minimum may be considered for entry and will be measured competitively against other applicants. For many of our programmes, competition is high and in the majority of cases, a very high First Class degree will be required. Certain programmes will also have specific requirements in terms of both the overall degree result and strengths in particular subjects which are seen as relevant to that degree.
Graduate entry to Medicine (MBChB)
Applicants with an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline will be considered for the 6 year programme.
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
- Duration: 01 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
Application Fee: N/A
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