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MS in FERM

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The MS in Financial Engineering and Risk Management requires 36 credit hours to complete the program. For the latest information about Academic Degree Plans, Course Catalogs and Course Information, please visit the MS in FERM page of the UT Dallas Graduate Catalog.

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Program Schedule – 2019 Cohort Class

Prior to beginning the Fall 2019 term, students will be provided materials to study prior to classes and will go through a 2 week intensive mini-course on financial markets and institutions in August.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020 Fall 2020
FERM 6301: Financial Accounting Information and Analysis FERM 6302: Financial Forecasting, Planning and Analysis FERM 6V98 Or FERM 6V99 FERM 6V99: Special Topics
FERM 6319: Mathematics & Statistics in Financial Risk Management FERM 6320: Statistical Methods for Financial Analytics FERM 6321: Advanced Statistical Methods of Financial Analytics
FERM 6310: Financial Information and Analytics FERM 6311: Financial Technology FERM 6334: Financial Applications of Machine Learning
FERM 6305: Introduction to Mathematics in Finance FERM 6306: Advanced Mathematics in Finance FERM 6332: Financial Risk Management
FERM 6V99: FERM Workshops FERM 6V99: FERM Workshops FERM 6V99: FERM Workshops

Summary of course content:

Prior to degree completion:Students are expected to have completed projects using Excel, Tableau, SQL, NoSQL, Python, R, and JavaScript. In addition, they are expected to have built a blockchain and smart contract using either the Ethereum or Corda platform.

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