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.
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/
The programme is for strong (First, Upper Second-class or equivalent) graduates from programmes in mathematics, or programmes with advanced mathematical components.
£10,710 (UK/EU students) £17,820 (International Students)
Recipient: University of Birmingham
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