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USC南加州大学金融工程申请攻略(硕士)
院校: University of Southern California / 南加州大学 专业: MS in Financial Engineering 授予学位: MS 申请难度: 校友评分:
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专业简介

STEM项目金融工程硕士课程的目标是培训具有工程,应用数学或物理学背景的研究生,将数学和工程工具应用于金融领域。

这项多学科的教育计划涉及维特比工程学院,马歇尔商学院和文学,艺术与科学学院(经济系)。金融工程学使用金融,经济学,工程学,应用数学和统计学等工具来解决诸如衍生证券估值,战略规划和动态投资策略,风险管理等问题。具有这些技能的毕业生对于投资银行和商业银行很感兴趣, 贸易公司,对冲基金,保险公司,公司风险经理和监管机构等。

课程设置

金融工程理学硕士必须满足以下要求:(1)至少需要30个学分(2)每个学习计划都需要得到该计划的联系老师的事先书面批准;

  GSBA 548 Corporate Finance

   FBE 559 Management of Financial Risk orISE 563 Financial Engineering

   EE 503 Probability for Electrical and Computer Engineers

   EE 512 Stochastic Processes

   EE 518 Mathematics and Tools for Financial Engineering

   EE 590 Directed Research

Electives (Adviser-Approved)

Finance, Business, Economics Area:

Two courses (6-8 units) from the following:

   ECON 500 Microeconomic Analysis and Policy

   ECON 501 Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy

   ECON 613 Economic and Financial Time Series I

   FBE 529 Financial Analysis and Valuation

   FBE 535 Applied Finance in Fixed Income Securities

   (3 units required)

   FBE 540 Hedge Funds

   FBE 543 Forecasting and Risk Analysis

   FBE 554 Trading and Exchanges

   FBE 555 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

   FBE 589 Mortgages and Mortgage-Backed Securities and Markets

   ISE 566 Financial Accounting Analysis for Engineering

Optimization, Simulations, Stochastic Systems:

Two courses (6-8 units) from the following:

   CSCI 455x Introduction to Programming Systems Design

   or

   CSCI 570 Analysis of Algorithms

   CSCI 567 Machine Learning

   EE 588 Optimization for the Information and Data Sciences

   ISE 525 Design of Experiments

or

   ISE 529 Predictive Analytics

   ISE 530 Optimization Methods for Analytics

   ISE 536 Linear Programming and Extensions

   ISE 539 Stochastic Elements of Simulation

申请材料及要求
  • Official transcript copies
  • GRE General Test

School Code: 4852


  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement:
  • Letters of Recommendation (Optional):

Letters of recommendation should be from faculty or others (supervisors, professional colleagues, etc.) qualified to evaluate your potential for graduate study.


  • English Language Proficiency:

TOEFL (iBT) score of 90, with no less than 20 on each section or an IELTS score of 6.5, with no less than 6 on each band score.PTE 61 or above, with 53 or above on each band.


  • $90 non-refundable application fee
文书要求

The personal statement should describe succinctly your reasons for applying to the proposed program at the Viterbi School of Engineering, your preparation for this field of study, study interests, future career plans, and other aspects of your background and interests which may aid the admissions committee in evaluating your aptitude and motivation for graduate study.

申请日期

Application Deadlines

Spring (Final Deadline)   September 15

Spring (Scholarship Consideration Deadline)   August 31

Fall (Final Deadline)   January 15, 2021

Fall (Scholarship Consideration Deadline)   December 15, 2020

就业方向

毕业生倾向于在银行,对冲基金,资产管理公司以及评级和金融服务咨询公司中担任定量职位。这些角色主要是在算法交易和贸易支持,财务建模和定量策略,投资组合管理,评估,定量研究和风险管理中。毕业的学生基本上都在相对口的公司职位工作,尤其是像高盛投资公司、巴克莱银行这样的大型公司工作,实属是非常好的机会。而且工程学院与许多企业有合作关系,企业的很多员工在维特比学院取得了硕士学位,这些合作企业有:雅培、波音、通用、摩托罗拉、英特尔、惠普、大韩航空、雪佛兰等等。

申请要点

需要GRE不接受GMAT。倾向于具有工程,应用数学或物理学背景学生。拥有概率论和线性代数背景的学生优先录取。

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