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  • ‘Financial Mathematics and Market Analysis’

    • Full-time
    • 2 years
    • RU
    • 335 000 RUB
  • Entrance exams

    • Economic Theory
    • Foreign language (English, Chinese, German, French, Spanish)
Yakov Moiseevich Mirkin

The educational program "Financial Mathematics and Market Analysis" is aimed at training specialists in developing strategies for managing financial assets portfolio and stock trading using modern mathematical models and methods of technical and fundamental analysis, risk assessment and management, designing new financial products using derivative financial instruments in banks, insurance, investment companies, management companies, and pension funds.

Graduates of the program work in investment companies, banks, and real sector enterprises, they manage portfolios of securities, traders, risk managers, develop programs of financing of the company, specialise in corporate finance (including mergers and acquisitions) and development of new financial products.


Main disciplines

  • Financial Derivative Instruments: Market Analysis, Hedging and Arbitration

    This discipline focuses on financial and organisational mechanisms of derivatives markets, quantitative and structural characteristics of the urgent market, and modern models of their pricing..

  • Financial Engineering

    Students develop knowledge and skills in designing complex financial products for risk management, liquidity and profitability, create new financial instruments, and investment strategies.

  • Mathematics of Financial Instruments

    Students master methods of using classical models and familiarise with their modifications for the real market, study mathematical apparatus necessary for understanding modern concepts of modeling financial markets.

  • Mathematical Methods of Financial Economics

    Students study exact methods, which are applied in modern science of finance, and principles of modern financial economics.

  • Financial Market Analysis

    This discipline forms knowledge of applying fundamental and technical analysis while making investment decisions concerning the capital management in the financial market.

  • Portfolio Management and Portfolio Risks

    Students study the basis of modern portfolio theory, create an optimal investment portfolio, attempt to manage it while identifying and assessing various risks.

Study Abroad

  • The University of Grenoble Alpes was formed after a merger of three universities of different training profiles located in Grenoble. The highest quality of education and high level of demand of graduates of this University allowed it to be ranked 236 among all universities of the world according to the rating QS. The university is a leader among French educational institutions in the level of development of bilateral partnerships with Russian universities. The distinctive feature of the University of Grenoble Alpes is double-degree programs allowing a large number of students to receive a state diploma of the French university with the help of modern computer technologies.

Career&Future

Our graduates are most demanded in the financial sphere in the field of risk management, development of new products, research and analytical units, and treasury.