Your Statement of Purpose should be no longer than 500 words, double-spaced, 12-point font. Tell us why you think that you are a good candidate for the Master of Finance program and how you expect the specific features of the program at Rady to benefit your future career.
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MGTF 402 - Investment Analysis
Introduces quantitative methods for analyzing the pricing and return behavior of assets such as stocks, bonds, and derivatives; and develops methods for implementing modern portfolio theory in practice. The most influential financial models are derived; their practical applications are discussed. Letter grades only. Prerequisites: Restricted to master of finance program or by consent of instructor.
MGTF 403 - Advanced Financial Risk Management
Introduces ways to identify, measure, estimate, and control risks in the context of risk management as applied in fixed income, foreign exchange, and equity markets. Reviews the pricing and hedging applications of derivatives, such as futures, options, and CDSs. Letter grades only. Prerequisites: Restricted to master of finance program, MBA program, or by consent of instructor.
MGTF 404 - Financial Econometrics and Empirical Methods
Bridging the gap between theoretical financial models and the real world. Covering the major accomplishments of empirical finance. Empirical exercises and analysis of real financial data will help students to truly appreciate the content of the course. Letter grades only. Prerequisites: Restricted to master of finance program or by consent of instructor.
MGTF 415 - Collecting and Analyzing Financial Data
Teaches students how to obtain and process data in order to answer empirical questions in finance. The data can be numerical or textual, and structured or unstructured. Specific data sources may include CRSP, Compustat, Thomson Reuters, and Bloomberg. Some programming. Letter grades only. Prerequisites: Restricted to master of finance program or by consent of instructor.