Financial Mathematics (MSc)


Bayes Business School    MBA and Masters Programmes

Full time September MSc Full-time: 1 year
Business & Management (5) Finance (14) Mathematics (25)

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The Financial Mathematics (MSc) programme is designed for individuals with a strong background in mathematics and a keen interest in financial markets. Whether you have studied maths, physics, engineering, economics or computer science, this programme will equip you with the technical and mathematical techniques used in the finance industry. You'll explore topics such as asset pricing, risk management, and financial securities. The programme also offers the opportunity to learn programming languages like Python, Matlab, or VBA. With various module options and the choice of a project or electives for the final term, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of financial theory and practical applications. Graduates are well-prepared for careers in investment banks, financial companies, or boutique firms. Entry requirements include a UK upper second class degree or equivalent in a quantitative subject such as mathematics, physics, engineering, economics, or computer science.

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Who is it for?

To successfully complete the Financial Mathematics postgraduate course, you must have a very good understanding of mathematics. You may well have studied maths, physics or engineering degrees as an undergraduate.

Or you might have a bachelor’s degree in economics or science and in particular computer science, which, coupled with your interest in stochastics, could also qualify you for this programme.

You should have a general interest in learning the more technical and mathematical techniques used in financial markets; but you don’t need to have a background in finance.

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Entry Requirements

A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.

Your academic background should be in a highly quantitative subject such as mathematics, physics, engineering, economics or computer science and having covered areas such as statistics, linear algebra and calculus.


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