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The award
Advanced Master

How long you will study
11 months

Domestic course fees
EU 15000

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 15000

All study options

About Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

The Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance offers a unique set of quantitative tools in finance. Through a well-selected set of courses in Mathematics, Statistics / Econometrics, Finance, and Programming you will gain the all the necessary skills to become a successful financial professional. The programme covers quantitative asset management, derivative pricing and risk management and is particularly well-suited for students with a quantitative background, obtained either from recent education or through professional experience.

Programme objectives

The main objective is to train a new generation of financial professionals. You will gain cutting-edge knowledge in quantitative finance and learn to apply it to real-life problems. You will not only be exposed to some of the latest and most used techniques and models, but also understand their advantages and limitations.

After graduating, you will be able to:

  • build asset management strategies
  • construct robust asset portfolios
  • evaluate portfolio risk quantitatively and qualitatively
  • efficiently extract data from massive databases
  • understand the valuation aspects of counterparty risk
  • able to value and understand the trading of complex derivatives

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardAdvanced MasterHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study11 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEU 15000International course feesEUR 15000

Entry requirements

The Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance seeks:

  • the highest calibre students, displaying the greatest motivation to take and complete the program
  • candidates with an outstanding academic background, intellectual curiosity and the discipline necessary to succeed in a very demanding environment
  • candidates with at least a graduate degree or equivalent. This degree should be, but not exclusively, in economics, finance, mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science or engineering
  • professionals in the financial sector with experience in quantitative activities

Eligible applicants must hold one of the following:

  • Master or Master of Science Degree or equivalent (4 or 5 years of study overall)
  • Bachelor Degree with 180 ECTS credits or equivalent, preferably followed by 1-3 years of work experience

Admissions will be based on the candidates’ academic and/or professional background, and motivation. Proficiency in English necessary.

What students think about Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

    Claire (USA), AM in Innovation & Strategic Management 2014

    "Unlike most traditional theory-based programmes, the real-world experience the Solvay professors bring to the table offers a very practical, dynamic dimension to the material."

    "The diverse, international and relatively small class size, brings a variety of viewpoints and ways of thinking to class discussions and group projects truly challenging me to think differently."

    Snehasish (India), AM in Quantitative Finance 2014

    "The campus recruitment team at Solvay is very active. They have companies coming on to the campus and arranging informative sessions about job opportunities every week. Job fairs are being organized in general to cater to all students from different fields.

    As part of Career services, each student can personally sit with the career counselor who chalks out the most efficient plan of finding a job on an individual basis."

    Sophie (Belgium), AM in Financial Market 2014

    “One of the many strengths of the programme was its highly practical nature and content — this was made possible by an exceptional cast of professors who are also top-level practitioners.”

    “A few months after beginning the programme, I received an offer to join an expertise department of financial consulting in a big four company that would only hire experienced people.”

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