We offer a vibrant research environment and specialise in the development of
financial software. Our staff and PhD students also publish numerous papers and speak at prestigious
We are an innovative, laboratory-based teaching and research centre, with
an international reputation for cutting-edge work combining economic and financial
modelling with computational implementation.
Get a head start in financial services with our specialist postgraduate
courses in computational finance. As an interdisciplinary centre we bring together leading
academics in the field from our University's departments of economics, computer science and business.
- Cross-disciplinary syllabus incorporating the latest research
- Practical hands-on instruction across all courses
- Strong emphasis on skills and knowledge required by the industry
- Hosting advanced workshops and seminars
- Excellent links with government and industry, particularly via our City Associates Board
If you've got a quantitative background, our Masters courses give you advanced specialist training in computational finance. You'll receive practical hands-on instruction with a focus on
problem-solving skills that equip you for high-flying careers.
Our PhD students attract the attention of government and industry. Many complete internships at top investment banks and hedge funds. Join our
postgraduate research community in our specialist Centre dedicated to computational finance.
You're a member of our Centre for life. Join our Alumni Association and be part of our
ever-growing global community. We run events for alumni around the world and you can also benefit from the Essex Alumni Card.