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Master in Quantitative Investment Management

Prepare for the future of investing

Prepare for a specialized career in quantitative investing with the University of New Brunswick’s one-of-a-kind Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM).

Our innovative, one-year graduate degree gives you marketable, high-value career skills to propel you into this new era of investment management that combines finance, economics, mathematics, data analysis and coding.

Our one-year program runs from August to July. Courses are taught by financial experts from both the investment industry and UNB faculty.

Start your application

Review admission requirements and begin your application through our School of Graduate Studies.

Rigorous, relevant curriculum

Develop professional skills demanded by the finance industry with our Master in Quantitative Investment Management.

  • Learn the fundamentals of finance knowledge
  • Develop sophisticated analytic and programming skills
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of quantitative investing
  • Develop the practical skills and knowledge to establish a high-paying career

You can also review our curriculum and course listings.

High-value career skills

Quantitative investment management pulls together tools from finance, economics, applied mathematics and computer programs. Quantitative investors — “quants” — combine skills from these disciplines to analyze data and make wiser, safer investment decisions.

Learn to address problems in derivative securities valuationdynamic investment strategies and risk management.

Potential careers

  • Quantitative analyst
  • Quantitative developer
  • Analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Trading associate
  • Risk management associate

Industry connections

“MQIM grads would be well placed to succeed in quantitative investment and risk management roles at firms such as the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board and the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan," says Jon Spinney, chief investment officer and vice-president quantitative investing, Vestcor Investment Management Corporation. "These firms recruit heavily from quantitative masters programs."

Leadership and professional development

As part of the MQIM program, you will enhance your leadership skills with weekly, hands-on professional development sessions from experts and our award-winning faculty members. And take advantage of the partnerships and connections we have built with industry through the Centre for Financial Studies.


Entrance awards, ranging from $3,000 to $10,000, will be granted to MQIM students based on academic merit. All applicants will be be automatically considered for an entrance award when their application is reviewed for admission. No separate application is required.

Is the MQIM right for me?

Do you want to develop a career in investment management?

Hold a bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, computer science, mathematics, business or economics?

Check our admission requirements, and reach out to us anytime to learn more.

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Jumpstart your career with our one-of-a-kind, one-year graduate program.