This masters is run jointly with Heriot-Watt University. It provides you with expertise in financial mathematics, including stochastic calculus, and a range of practical techniques for analysing financial markets. You will also learn quantitative skills for developing and managing risk that are in high demand since the recent financial crisis.
Adding depth to your learning, our work placement programme puts you at the heart of organisations such as Aberdeen Asset Management, Moody’s Analytics and Lloyds Banking Group.
This programme involves two taught semesters of compulsory and option courses, followed by a dissertation project.
Graduates typically work in major financial institutions or continue their studies by joining PhD programmes.
Visit the Financial Mathematics - MSc page on the University of Edinburgh website for more details!