Master in Quantitative Finance & Risk Management

EISTI - Ecole Internationale des Sciences du Traitement de l'Information (Int)Cergy - FRANCE

Field(s) of study: Banking - Finance, Risk Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 50 €
Course cost: 7 000 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Academic excellence scholarships
  • Bank loan
  • Financial assistance or scholarships awarded by the institution
  • International mobility grants
  • Paid internship
  • Payment by my company
  • Personal or family funding

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Mar 2017
to
Sep 2017

Available slots: 

Available spots: : 30
Places available per academic year: 30

Course length: 

1 year (12 months)

Start of the program: 

November 2017

Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years

Accreditations

ECTS

This Master's degree covers the whole chain of quantitative finance, from theoretical aspects to the application in a professional setting. The chain can be described as follows:

  • Description of the market and financial products
  • Mathematical models of finance
  • Mathematical models of risk
  • Numerical resolution: computer-aided simulation
  • Calibration and asset evaluation
  • M1 Program

Mathematics
Calibration, Simulation and Numerical Analysis
Finance and Insurance
French as Foreign Language

  • M2 Program

Mathematics
Calibration, Simulation and Numerical Analysis
Theoretical and Practical Finance
French as Foreign Language
Master's Thesis
Internship (22 weeks)

Course format: 

The semesters are divided as follows:

  • M1 courses take place from September until June
  • M2 courses take place from September until mid-April
  • A five-month internship (preferably in France) from mid- April until mid- September.

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

  • Derivatives Engineer,
  • Quantitative Market Analyst,
  • Quantitative Portfolio Manager,
  • Quantitative Risk Manager,
  • Control and Performance,
  • IT Tools Designer,
  • Actuary,
  • Trader (sell, buy, equities, commodities, FI)

Entry requirements

This international program is for any student holding a Bachelor of Science or equivalent, in applied mathematics, or a related discipline.
Other qualifications may be accepted, provided there is evidence of sufficient relevant work experience.

Admission criteria: 

The Selection Committee will examine the candidate's application (an admission interview might be required to check his abilities and potential).
Depending on the profile, students will be admitted either in M1 or directly in M2.

Course cost description: 

​The overall cost of this master for the two years is €14,000
(€7,000 per year).

Manager: 

Mrs/Ms Marie-Josée LAMERRE