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The programme draws on LSE's strengths in finance and related areas to provide high-level instruction in the mathematical theory underlying finance, and training in appropriate computational methods.
The MSc Financial Mathematics is based in the Department of Mathematics, and is taught in collaboration with the Department of Finance and the Department of Statistics.
The programme aims to develop your understanding of quantitative methodologies and techniques that are important for a range of jobs in investment banks and other financial institutions; to enhance your critical appreciation of major issues and emerging theory in the area of financial mathematics; and to improve your personal skills, including logical reasoning, quantitative analysis and the presentation of technical
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2:1 degree or equivalent in mathematics or another mathematics-based subject
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After having graduated with a double MSc in Engineering and Nuclear Science, I decided to embark upon a career in finance, ultimately becoming a quantitative analyst in an investment bank. Enrolling into LSE’s MSc Financial Mathematics was a great choice, both in terms of career, learning and people I met here.
All the courses I took are excellent and require everyone to push further their own capabilities. I was surprised to see how much professors are willing to give of their time to help students understand anything and even to go further in the discussions.
At LSE, I was surrounded by intelligent and humble people from a range of different backgrounds. It creates an amazing environment in which to learn.
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