1-year master's programme prepares specialists for financial sector, banking and insurance industries in quantitative methods of risk assessment and hedging, providing knowledge and skills in two major areas - financial engineering and insurance mathematics. Sound knowledge and interest in mathematics are advantageous to succeeding in this Master's programme.
The ability to derive, implement and use correctly numerical procedures for computing various financial quantities is crucial for being successful in the field of quantitative finance. It is also helps to make better choices when buying an insurance policy or stock options.
This master's programme prepares students for professional opportunities or further PhD studies in Mathematical Statistics at the University of Tartu or elsewhere. The University of Tartu offers doctoral programmes in Mathematics, Economics or Mathematical Statistics with specialisation in Financial Mathematics.
Besides its reputation and education quality, this is a unique university that provides international students the opportunity to study English-taught programmes with no tuition. It also provides a lot of scholarship opportunities.
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The master's programme provides knowledge of classical and modern methods in financial and insurance mathematics and follows the guidelines specified in the Education Syllabus of the International Actuarial Association.
Graduates of the programme have established themselves as valued specialists in banks and insurance companies overall the world, including the Wall Street.
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University of Tartu
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