Master's programme in Financial Engineering, 120 hp

The Master’s programme in Financial Engineering provides you with advanced qualifications in mathematics and finance, covering a wide range of topics from the management of financial portfolios to risk analysis in financial markets. As a graduate you will be in demand for senior positions in the international world of finance.

The Programme

Financial Engineering is a carefully designed Master’s programme, belonging to the popular educational area of financial engineering. Focusing on both theoretical and quantitative computer-based methods of financial analysis, the programme provides an advanced basis in mathematics, oriented towards financial real-life problems.
Research is concentrated on financial mathematics, financial engineering, financial and risk management software, actuarial mathematics, applied statistics, stochastic processes and simulation. To prepare you for a senior position in finance, advanced financial software and programming languages are systematically used in the teaching process. You also have the opportunity to be involved in research activities.
The teachers of the programme are lecturers from both academia and the financial industry.
This Master’s programme is internationally oriented and is taught entirely in English.

Employment and Future Prospects

As a graduate you will have very competitive advanced qualifications for obtaining senior positions in a bank, on the stock exchange, in an investment company, insurance or financial software company, in government or a financial institution.
Alumni from the programme can be found in senior positions all over the world.
You will also have the opportunity to continue your education at the Ph.D. level at Mälardalen University or at another high-quality educational institution or university anywhere around the globe.