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Research excellence

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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 international conferences.

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 undergraduate and 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.

Our strengths

  • 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

Undergraduate study

CCFEA research

Our BSc Computational Finance can help launch your career in the highly competitive financial sector. Our specialist curriculum has been developed to meet the needs of employers and you'll be taught by experts with real-world experience.

Masters courses

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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.

Doctoral research

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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.