Each PhD student follows a personally tailored programme of postgraduate courses drawn from UCL, LSE and IC. The course modules cover: financial IT, networks & communications, HCI, computational finance, financial engineering, mathematics, statistics and business, financial mathematics and are supplemented by lectures from our industry partners.
Choices are agreed between the student, their supervisor and the programme director, and can be taken at any of the three participating universities.
The courses undertaken address issues such as technical, analytical and financial knowledge, and international cultural awareness, with the aim of improving students' skills and supporting application to projects within the financial services industry.
Published on the individual university websites:
Autumn term (September-December 2014)Investments & Portfolio Management (with RMFE)Risk Management and ValuationFinancial StatisticsStochastic CalculusSpring term (January-March 2015)Financial EngineeringAdvanced Financial StatisticsAdvanced Financial Accounting & ValuationAdvanced InvestmentsInternational FinanceNumerical FinanceGeneral InsuranceLife InsuranceCorporate Law and Corporate Tax StrategyFinancial Crises: Regulation & EthicsSummer term (April-June 2015)Mergers and AcquisitionsAdvanced Options TheoryWealth ManagementEnterprise Risk ManagementFixed Income SecuritiesCredit RiskQuantitative Trading Strategies