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Master of science (MSc) – Financial Engineering

Master of Science (MSc) – Financial Engineering

Are you ready to make the most of your passion for mathematics, programming and finance, and build yourself a fascinating career? Financial engineering will give you the means to analyze, evaluate and develop tools for dealing with today’s financial challenges.

YOUR TRAINING

  • Analyzing, developing and evaluating tools for solving financial problems
  • Using risk management, portfolio management and market position management models
  • Renowned professors, in both the academic and business communities

PUTTING ACADEMIC THEORY INTO PRACTICE

The National Bank Financial trading room at HEC Montréal, supplied with real-time financial data and linked to the Bloomberg and Reuters information and analysis services, is like an actual trading room at a major financial institution.

The Calculation and Data Mining Laboratory gives you access to databases in economics, finance, marketing and other management fields and to specialized software for processing such data and performing scientific simulations and calculations.

RESEARCH CHAIRS, CENTRES AND GROUPS

  • Canada Research Chair in Decision Making Under Uncertainty
  • Canada Research Chair in Risk Management
  • Data Mining Chair
  • Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM)
  • Group for Research in Decision Analysis (GERAD)
  • DGIA–HEC Alternative Investments Research Group

HEC Montréal is also a partner of the Montreal Institute of Structured Finance and Derivatives (IFSID).

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Learn about the program and eligibility criteria

YOUR CAREER OUTLOOK

Nearly 100 %
 Placement rate

                

Positions held by program graduates:

  • Account manager
  • Arbitrager
  • Commodities adviser
  • Development adviser
  • Fixed income analyst
  • Risk management analyst

"Thanks to the high quality of this Master’s program in financial engineering, graduates understand advanced concepts and models and how they are applied in practice. They also develop extensive skills in computer programming. The cutting-edge trading room also lets them get a head start by linking their classroom knowledge with the realities of financial markets."

Pierre Laroche, Strategist – National Bank Investments

 
Program details
Type
Master's
Credits  
45 credits
Schedule
  • Full time
Time
  • Day
Level
Master's

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