The Applied Mathematics Computational Finance and Risk Management program is pleased to announce the following four new MS-CFRM “pre-program” courses:
|AMATH 460 (3)
Mathematical Methods for Quantitative Finance
|AMATH 462 (5)
Introduction to Computational Finance and Financial Econometrics
|AMATH 461 (3)
Probability and Statistics for Computational Finance
|AMATH 463 (2)
Foundations of R Programming
Course offering times:
AMATH 460: spring and summer quarters 2013
AMATH 461 and AMATH 462: summer quarter 2013
AMATH 463: September three-week early-start September 3 - 24, 2013
These University of Washington Applied Mathematics credit courses provide education in fundamentals of mathematics, statistics, financial econometrics and R programming with a view toward application in quantitative and computational finance. Each course will develop competencies needed for entering the MS-CFRM degree program. As such these courses are designed to meet the needs of the following types of individuals:
(a) Individuals who wish to pursue a career in quantitative or computational finance but have been working for some time and need to brush up on one or more of the subject-matter areas.
(b) Undergraduate juniors and graduating seniors who to pursue a career in quantitative or computational finance and as such would benefit from the broad range of skills contained in the above courses.
Single Course Enrollments
Each of the above courses can be taken on a single course enrollment (SCE) basis. This option is ideal for individuals in (a) above. To apply for single course enrollment please fill out the application here.
Certificate in Quantitative Fundamentals of Computational Finance
The three courses AMATH 460, 461, and 462 comprise a UW Professional and Continuing Education (PCE) Certificate in Quantitative Fundamentals of Computational Finance. This Certificate is ideal for individuals in group (b) above. To apply and register for this Certificate program go to