How relevant is M.Sc in Scientific computating to get in the quant career

Is M.Sc in Scientific Computing relevant to the quantative analyst career path?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Yes, if you specialize in statistics and/or with Economics minor


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Daniel Duffy

C++ author, trainer
what's "reasonably"?
It's context-sensitive and it depends on what the requirements are. There are different levels, An extreme case is you _think_ in your 2nd language and not in your mother tongue.

I knew a Russian maths prof who after 6 months gave lectures in Dutch on "Generalised Functions and PDEs". Not bad. But the accent...

A practical example; teaching C++ in English to 16 students, 15 of whom are Dutch, #16 no Dutch and not willing to learn Dutch.
 
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I could join a class. I've heard they have classes for the international students in the University


You're only fooling yourself. You will never get fluent sitting in a class with other people in the same position as you. I went through the same process when I was learning Norwegian in Norway. The only way you become fluent is when you interact with locals.
 

Daniel Duffy

C++ author, trainer
And courses are

1. Half don't do homework.
2. Always 1 guy who's out to ruin things.

But a nice way to meet people.

I learned basic Dutch in the beginning by listening to songs and watching TV commercials.
 
Hi,
If you are based out of India, and want to get started with German, Goethe institute, Maxmuller Bhavan is a very decent place. I've had close friends who have generally high regards for the place.
 
You're only fooling yourself. You will never get fluent sitting in a class with other people in the same position as you. I went through the same process when I was learning Norwegian in Norway. The only way you become fluent is when you interact with locals.

I think, one secret to master a language, would be to start thinking in the language you want to speak.
For example, if your thought process is in, French or Norwegian or any language; if you try to construct simple sentences in your mind, it can make a significant difference.
 
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