This article accompanies Risk.net’s updated guide to the world’s leading quantitative finance master’s programmes. The full guide and a ranking of the top 15 courses can be found here.
Quant finance master’s programmes are more popular than ever in number. But their proliferation belies a widely-held fear: namely, that a fundamental divide between academic theory and industry practice risks leaving graduates ill-prepared for the daily realities of working for a bank.
It’s not just industry