Master in Quantitative Investment Management 

High Value Career Skills

  • Degrees Offered: Masters (MQIM) 
  • Application Deadline: March 31 
  • Study Options: Course work and research paper or an internship. 
  • Duration: One year
  • Entry Terms: Fall Only, Pre-term Boot-Camp starting in August. 

The Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM) degree is a one-of-a-kind one-year graduate program that will prepare you for a specialized career in quantitative investment management. The program equips graduates with the fundamentals of finance knowledge combined with analytic and programming skills, as well as professional development competencies demanded by the finance industry. 

Quantitative Investment Management integrates tools from finance, economics, applied mathematics, statistics and computer programming to address problems in derivative securities valuation, dynamic investment strategies and risk management. These skills are sought by investment and commercial banks, trading companies, hedge funds, insurance companies, corporate risk managers and regulatory agencies. 

After completing the MQIM you will be qualified for a career in derivatives trading and valuation, and in risk management with banks, investment firms and brokerage houses, as well as other financial institutions and consulting firms. MQIM is a perfect fit if you are intersted in a career in investment management, and have a strong quantitative background in business, economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, science or engineering. 

Application Requirements

  1. Bachelor's degree in business, economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, science or engineering, minimum GPA of B (3.0/4.3). 
  2. Minimum GMAT of 600 or GRE of 300 and a strong quantitative background. 
  3. Computer programming skills are preferred. 
  4. Successful completion of a unversity-level economics course. 
  5. If English is not your first language, an official TOEFL (minimum score 92/120) or IELTS result (minimum score of 7/9) 
  6. List of documents required: 
    • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work. 
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Resume
    • Offical GMAT, or corresponding GRE result (the GMAT can be waived if certain criteria are met).
    • Three reference letters.

Contact Us

For more information, contact mqim@unb.ca 

Related: Faculty of Business Administration 

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