The financial services track is designed for students who are interested in careers in the securities, banking, and financial management and consulting industries, or as quantitative analysts in corporate treasury and finance departments of general manufacturing and service firms. The track-specific courses will cover portfolio theory, derivatives valuation, and financial risk analysis, complementing the core courses in stochastic processes, optimization, simulation, and statistics.
40.240 Finance Theory
This course will focus on the financial theory of asset pricing. While this course will...
40.242 Mathematical Finance
Introduction to the theory and practice of mathematical finance: basics of derivative securities; interest rate...
40.244 Stochastic Calculus for Finance
This course will provide an introduction to stochastic processes often seen in financial applications. Stochastic...
SUTD-ITI@SMU Partnership and Certification
Through SUTD’s partnership with the International Trading Institute at SMU (ITI@SMU), SUTD is able to offer the following additional courses to our students.
Students completing all four of these courses (composed of two credit and two non-credit courses) will receive an SUTD/ITI@SMU Trading Associate Programme (TAP) Certificate. This certificate signifies the acquisition of fundamental knowledge relevant to Singapore’s trading sector, with an emphasis on commodities trading.
In the future we plan to expand our catalogue of credit and non-credit courses offered through this strategic partnership.
Students who complete the requirements for the Financial Services focus track are eligible to win the Citi Financial Services Award.