Introduction


1. OVERVIEW 

This program is designed for students with background in Finance as well as in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, the entire Master of Science in Quantitative and Computational Finance (MS QCF) will be delivered in English by highly qualified professionals and academia from the most prestigious institutions in the world such as City Group, Goldman Sachs, Société Générale, BNP-Parisbas, Morgan Stanley, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, Ecole Polytechnique, University of Paris, Vietnam National University-HCM, etc.


The curriculum of Master QCF is designed to equip the attendees with knowledge and experiences to become skillful professionals in quantitative techniques for the banking and insurance sectors. There has been a sharp increase both in demands from the Capital Markets area (Front Offices in Trading rooms) as well as from the Risk Management side. Traditionally, competencies in QCF are particularly important to become traders.

For the purpose of the current Agreement, cooperation between USTH and JVN may include student exchange program, researchers and faculty members; the transfer of the curriculums; the exchange of scientific and scholar publications; the joint organization of symposia, seminars and conferences as well as the development of teaching program joint research programs and projects.

2. WHY YOU CHOOSE THIS COURSE 

  • A flexible studying time
  •  A strong foundation of quantitative skills for complex mathematical modeling
  • Computational skills to implement these models using multiple statistical techniques and programming languages
  • A solid, practical understanding of Finance theory and institutional details
  • Lecturers with expertise and international reputation
  • Scientific courses are completely in English
  • International standardized environment (faculty, students, laboraty)
  • Large selection of internship offers

3. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

The QCF program professionally focuses on preparing you for a practical career. You will learn useful skills in structuring transactions, risk management, constructing investment strategies, and analyzing analytical data.

After graduation, students can follow the path of a researcher (doctoral student), or become experts in finance (risk management, derivatives, insurance, etc.).

QCF students will pursue careers throughout the global financial marketplace. Example job functions include:

· Derivatives Pricing and Trading

  • Risk Management
  • Structured Products
  • Portfolio Management
  • Research
  • Quantitative Analysis

· Strategic Analysis & Modeling

  • Technical Consulting

· Credit Reporting & Analytics

These job functions typically are for companies in financial industries including:

  • Hedge Funds
  • Financial Technology
  • Financial Services
  • Commercial Banking
  • Investment Banking
  • Asset Management
  • Insurance

· Private Equity & Venture Capital

  • Government & Regulation
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