A combination of mathematics, statistics and computing, financial mathematics is a specialism vital to the day'to'day functioning of the world's economic institutions. Highly technical and theoretical aspects of mathematics take on a practical importance which can affect millions of lives through this fascinating discipline, which involves predicting the behaviour of markets and suggesting strategies for investment.
There are five compulsory modules: portfolios and risk; probability and stochastic processes; risk measurement; financial data and computing; and pricing and stochastic calculus. 1 option from: international risk management; time series and forecasting; game and decision theories. Dissertation.
Course Additional Entry
We welcome applications from graduates with a good Honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of 3 years work experience. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level. You must have competence in English language and we normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. The most common English Language requirements for international students is IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components).
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
1 - 2 years
|MSc (Postgraduate)||£12,000 Academic year. First year overseas fees|
1 - 2 years
|MSc (Postgraduate)||£8,000 Academic year. First year home fees|