As modern financial sciences increasingly turn to big data in order to improve financial and investment decisions. There is a growing demand for academicians and professionals with specialization in data science. This major equips you with data analytics skills which are in short supply and can be utilized in artificial intelligence applications and machine learning. Thus, data science is being used for many finance areas such as; customer data management, financial fraud detection, risk analytics, and algorithmic treading.
Big data streams influence financial and statistical modeling daily on ever increasing scale. It’s not just financial data that Impacts investment decisions, even data streams from social networks and search engine analytics can change how an investment matures. Therefore, financial and investment industry needs practitioners who have fundamental understanding of financial markets who can apply statistical modeling in context of the growing and increasingly complex, data available to financial firms.
This program is perfect for those with an interest in big data and data analysis who want to work in specialist roles within the finance, banking and investment sector. As students study this program, they are able to achieve the following:
After Student graduate from Finance and Data Science Program, they will have the skills to meet the modern financial industry’s demand for the use of big data to inform investment decisions. This program opens up a range of exciting career opportunities, including:
A graduate of this program can work on: