Financial Engineering

Hector School of Engineering and Management
In Karlsruhe

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  • Master
  • Karlsruhe
  • Dauer:
    18 Monate
  • Wann:
    Freie Auswahl
  • Credits:

The Master Program in Financial Engineering provides innovative solutions of pricing, hedging, trading and portfolio management problems by employing advanced mathematical methods and computer technology. Graduates will be qualified to consider challenges in the financial sector from an engineer’s point of view and to develop and optimize innovative solutions on the basis of fundamental economic laws.
Target group: Young professionals identified as high potentials in companies like rating agencies, public or private banks. Young professionals working in corporate finance departments of consolidated companies.

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Wo und wann

Beginn Lage Uhrzeiten
Freie Auswahl
Schlossplatz 19, 76131, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
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Häufig gestellte Fragen

· Welche Ziele werden in diesem Kurs verfolgt?

Graduates of the MSc in Financial Engineering are able to take over executive functions in financial management. They are qualified to consider challenges of finance from an engineer’s view and to develop and optimize innovative solutions on the basis of fundamental economic laws by means of mathematics and statistics. MSc in Financial Engineering-graduates have a distinct understanding of complex financial products. Their analytical skills of projects and financial products and their leading visions enable them to deal with the challenges of a more and more globally acting financial sector. MSc in Financial Engineering-participants can apply and enhance acknowledged financing theories, engineering methods and management tools as well as mathematical and computer aided techniques and simultaneously identify the limitations of economic and financial-mathematical models. Therefore, MSc in Financial Engineering-graduates are well prepared for their careers, in companies such as credit institutes, investment companies, insurances, consulting firms and finance departments of large national and international industrial companies.

· Voraussetzungen

• Appropriate qualification for university entrance: Bachelor, Master, Diplom-FH, Diplom Univ., Diplom BA, Maîtrise, D.E.A. etc.; The first degree should be in the field of engineering, natural sciences, information science or economics. In exceptional circumstances other degrees may be accepted. • Job experience: At least three years of work or practical experience in the specific field of the course. References are needed as evidence of this. • TOEFL Test, TOEIC Test or GMAT

Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Asset Management


Prof. Dr. Marliese Uhrig-Homburg
Prof. Dr. Marliese Uhrig-Homburg
Program Director


Assessing and controlling different types of risks are key responsibilities in the financial sector. The quality of risk management processes is a crucial factor in the success or failure of the business. Increasingly complex financial products, various regulations and the enormous importance of information technology have created a great challenge both to financial and non-financial companies. Mastering these challenges requires a thorough understanding of complex financial strategies, financial modelling ability, computational proficiency, and eventually, managerial vision.
In response to this demand, our Master’s Program in Financial Engineering offers a unique combination of familiarity to finance theory, engineering methods, management tools, mathematical and computational techniques. With its long tradition of interdisciplinary programs, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) provides an ideal interdisciplinary environment. Building on the long-established reputation for excellence in business engineering, the two-part program combines an in-depth knowledge and understanding of fundamental concepts in business, finance, and management in the first half, with the latest developments in financial engineering in the second half.
With the pace of financial innovation, the need for highly qualified people trained in financial engineering also increases. A demanding career in a financial company such as an investment or commercial bank, an exchange or a rating agency would be an ideal place to work, with the abilities attained in the program. The techniques are also to the utmost benefit for the candidate that pursues a career in a non-financial corporate, since the material covered is well applicable to corporate finance, and corporate risk management.

Zusätzliche Informationen

Weitere Angaben: Bei Interesse kontaktieren Sie unseren Program Consultant Gian Pietro Solinas oder besuchen Sie uns auf unserer Homepage:
Praktikum: Ein Praktikum ist in dem 20 Monatigem Programm nicht vorgesehen.
Maximale Teilnehmerzahl: 15
Kontaktperson: Gian Pietro Solinas

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