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Financial Engineering Masters/MSc


Course Description

MSc Financial Engineering is a multi-disciplinary field that involves the application of the computational engineering, software engineering, and computer programming skills, as well as the underlying mathematical and statistical theories to the analysis and management of financial opportunities. Students will receive the most advanced computational and programming techniques which help them advance quickly in the field.

The programme is for strong (1st, 2.1 or equivalent) graduates from programmes in mathematics, or programmes with advanced mathematical components, and who wish to pursue a career in quantitative analysis in economic or financial sectors with state-of-art mathematical methods, computational skills and programming expertise.

About the School of Mathematics

The School of Mathematics is one of seven schools in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. The school is situated in the Watson Building on the main Edgbaston campus of the University of Birmingham. There are about 50 academic staff, 15 research staff, 10 support staff, 60 postgraduate students and 600 undergraduate students.
At the School of Mathematics we take the personal development and careers planning of our students very seriously. Jointly with the University of Birmingham's Careers Network we have developed a structured programme to support maths students with their career planning from when they arrive to when they graduate and beyond.

Funding and Scholarships

There are many ways to finance your postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham. To see what funding and scholarships are available, please visit: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Open Days

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open days.
Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

Virtual Open Days

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Financial Engineering Masters/MSc page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Minglu Zhao

Minglu completed her BA Applied Mathematics degree in China, after a 3-month internship in a hedge fund company, in order to leverage her quantitative skills in finance, she started the MSc course at University of Birmingham. She loves math, music and healthy living.

Minglu is also a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/minglu-zhao/


Scholarships

Entry Requirements

The programme is for strong (First, Upper Second-class or equivalent) graduates from programmes in mathematics, or programmes with advanced mathematical components.

Course Fees

£10,710 (UK/EU students) £17,820 (International Students)


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