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Computational Finance

University of Padua
Italy, Padua
Department of Mathematics Italy, Via Trieste, 63 - 35121 Padua
Tuition fee €2,739 per year

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Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €204 one-time

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Overview

Quantitative methods have deeply transformed the world of finance and insurance. Nowadays, new computational tools and artificial intelligence techniques are bringing revolutionary changes in these sectors. This Master’s degree is a cross-disciplinary programme providing a solid expertise in computational and quantitative methods applied to the solution of problems in finance and insurance. Students will be able to master the techniques for analysing, modelling and managing financial risks, combining knowledge and competencies in economics, mathematics, statistics and informatics.

Programme structure

1st Year
Fundamentals of Computational Mathematics; Fundamentals of Information Systems; Principles of Financial Economics; Regression and Time Series Models; Stochastic Methods; Machine Learning for Finance; Econometrics for Credit and Market Risk; Financial Reporting and Risk Management.

2nd Year
Stochastic Finance; Risk and Insurance; Quantitative Risk Management; Law and Data; master thesis. The plan is complemented by two elective courses.

Career opportunities

Graduates in Computational Finance have a good command of computational and quantitative techniques, aligned with the latest trends of the financial and insurance sectors. Graduates can pursue a wide range of careers in banking, insurance, asset management, energy and consulting firms

Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application start
2 Mar 2024
Application deadline
2 May 2024, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application start
2 Mar 2024
Application deadline
2 May 2024, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024