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Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

Overview

  • Designed for those with a strong mathematical background looking to pursue a career in finance
  • Gain financial expertise from the University of Exeter Business School alongside mathematical skills from our internationally respected Mathematics department
  • Be prepared for careers in areas that require expert skills in mathematical and financial modelling, computational analysis and business management
  • Develop essential, complementary skills in areas such as probability and stochastic analysis, option pricing, risk analysis and extremes, computational methods using MATLAB/C++, financial management and investment analysis
  • Undertake a project in your chosen field, where you’ll develop your research, computational, and modelling skills with support from staff who have extensive experience working in multiple financial services and insurance industries.

Course content

  • The taught element of the programme takes place between October and May and is arranged into two 12-week teaching semesters.

Teaching and research

Teaching is by lectures, example classes, computer classes, tutorials, set work, project work, reading and self-study. The exact form and number of the lectures and tutorials varies from module to module and is chosen according to the material to be covered.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a mathematics, science or engineering subject, with significant mathematics content.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.



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Scholarships

We’ve provided the information on our website to help you get started on finding funding opportunities that are available to you: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/study/funding/

Value of Scholarship(s)

Over £4 million in scholarships available 2021 entry

Eligibility

We recommend you start looking as early as possible for funding, especially if you will need financial assistance to undertake a postgraduate course.

There are a number of ways to fund postgraduate study including: scholarships, studentships, wages, bursaries, savings, inheritance, and, increasingly, alternative methods such as crowdfunding and philanthropy. The options available may depend on your fee status or other criteria.

Application Procedure

See our website for details of funding available and how to apply :https://www.exeter.ac.uk/study/funding/


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