A Quick Guide to New MSc Students
This guide is mainly for new
MSc in Computational Finance and
MSc in Algorithmic Trading students.
Choosing your modules
- Overview of modules:
For an overview of modules for CCFEA MSc's, click
For an overview of modules for all CSEE MSc's, click
For MSc in Algorithmic Trading,
you have more options. You are welcome to discuss your options with the staff.
For MSc in Computational Finance, you have two options:
- Programming options:
You can choose between Matlab and Python.
They are both good languages to learn.
Matlab may help your other modules more than Python.
- General options:
The most popular optional modules are:
Trading Global Financial Markets
High Frequency Finance and Empirical Market Micro-Structure
- Changing your modules:
You can change your modules anytime before the end of the second teaching week.
You can change your Spring Term modules before the end of the second teaching week in the Spring Term.
Although you have yet to complete your studies, you should join the Alumni on LinkedIn.
This is a closed group.
Joining would allow you to see who has gone where.
That is where our Chinese alumni usually meet.
The above advice is given by
Edward Tsang; last updated 2016.10.07