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.
Why study MSc Financial Mathematics at Middlesex?
We believe strongly that the work you do must be relevant to the world of work – that's why our course has a strong practical slant. It also has the unusual and significant advantage of including from-scratch training in computer programming, allowing you to develop first-class computing skills alongside your mathematical expertise.You'll need a good degree in maths, or a related subject like physics or engineering, but no prior knowledge of finance.
Our course combines a comprehensive grounding in the theory of financial mathematics with thorough practical training Our subscriptions to Bloomberg and Datastream allow you to work with real datasets We'll teach you to code in widely-used languages such as C++, Java and Python, without the need for prior experience Guest lectures from industry specialists allow you to gain insights from practising professionals into real-life situations The course is designed either for graduates considering a financial career, or for those already working in the industry looking for a greater understanding of finance and insurance risk