Double Master Degree
Master of Science in Mathematical Finance
Master of Science in Finance (Financial Markets)#

Global Demand for Financial Professionals

In the past, only some specialists needed the mathematical knowledge to create pricing algorithms and risk curves. Today, the scope and volume of global financial transactions coupled with rapid advances in technology have led to a critical demand for professionals who can quantify, assess, price and forecast increasingly complex financial outcomes. This has led to the development of an important new field - MATHEMATICAL, FINANCE AND FINANCIAL MARKETS.

Opportunities for Graduates

Risk Manager

Investment Bankers

Asset Managers

Proprietary Trading

Derivative Product Development

 

Career Categories

Risk Manager
Risk Managers are responsible for the process of measuring or assessing risk and developing strategies to manage risks by using traded financial instruments. Strategies include transferring the risk to another party, avoiding the risk, reducing the negative effect of the risk, and accepting partial or all of a particular risk.

Associated positions:
Risk Analyst; Risk Administrator; Risk Associate; Credit Analyst; Quantitative Risk Management; Credit Risk Specialist; Credit Quantitative Specialist; Risk Modeler; Associate Risk Controller



Investment Bankers
Investment Bankers raise money for a company through stock or bond offerings; invest larger sums via special investment products such as derivatives; and participate in mergers, divestitures and other restructuring of companies.

Associated positions:
Investment Banking Analyst; Investment Banking Associates; Operation Manager



Asset Managers
Asset Managers are responsible for the process of money managing for individuals, typically via stocks, bonds and/or cash equivalents according to specific stated objectives or investments styles.

Associated positions:
Portfolio Manager; Compliance Officer; Compliance Analyst; Portfolio Analyst; Equity Analyst; Portfolio Administrator; Product Advisor



Proprietary Trading

Proprietary Trading is trading the firm's own funds. Stocks, bonds, options, commodities, are typical instruments. This trading makes a market these instruments and provides liquidity to the markets.

Associated positions:
Proprietary Trading Analyst; Trading Desk Support; Trading Business Analyst; Algorithmic Trading



Derivative Product Development
Derivative Product Development activities include creating, pricing, marketing, and delivering structured product solutions.

Associated positions:
Derivative Product Specialist; Structured Product Specialist; Derivatives Processing Analyst; Equity Derivatives Analyst; Structures Product Manager; Structurer; Derivatives Product Sales; Solution Manager