UCL Computer Science


Computational Finance MSc

This MSc teaches a mix of mathematics, statistics, computer science and finance aimed to provide the quantitative and modelling skills for 'quant' roles in trading, risk, research and regulation.

To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus site.

Programme information

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits, which comprises four core modules (60 credits), four optional modules (60 credits), and a research project/ dissertation (60 credits).

Core modules

Students take 60 credits of compulsory modules.

Optional modules

Students select a 60 credits from the programme's optional modules

Research project/ dissertation

Students undertake an independent research project worth 60 credits. The project will be related to a problem of industrial interest or a topic near the leading edge of research, and culminates in a dissertation.

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