MSc in Computing for Financial Markets
Stirling scores 100% student satisfaction with the course and 95% satisfaction with teaching in Computing Science and IT - The Guardian Newspaper 22 May 2012
The banking and financial sectors are heavily dependent on computer systems. Analyses of the stock market or processing of everyday banking transactions are based on computer systems.
This programme covers the application and development of computer technologies as used in banking and financial systems, as well as financial and economic principles.
Hence this programme allows you to acquire knowledge in key areas involving three subjects:
The course has a distinct international dimension as financial markets today are international in scope: trading in equities, bonds, derivatives and other securities occurs across borders and on a global scale. The course emphasises the key characteristics of today’s globalised financial world.