Develop the skills required for portfolio management, the application of stochastic calculus to the pricing of derivative securities, and the analysis of financial statements and financial reporting.
This course bridges the gap between traditional financial analysts and new traders who are taking on board cognitive psychology, teaching you how to use mathematical methods to manage risk attached to financial decision making.
Postgraduate or Graduate Diplomas last for six to nine months (full-time) and include the modules and assessed work of a Masters, without a dissertation. This allows you to proceed to a Masters in mathematics if your undergraduate degree was in a different subject.
On our Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Decision Making with Applications, you study a range of topics including:
Mathematics Accounting Management and finance Psychology
Our interdisciplinary research recognises that mathematics, including what can be very abstract mathematics, is an essential part of research in many other disciplines.
Our Department of Mathematical Sciences has an international reputation in many areas including semi-group theory, optimisation, probability, applied statistics, bioinformatics and mathematical biology.
UK entry requirementsA degree with an overall high 2:2. International and EU entry requirementsWe accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Email [email protected] for further details about the qualifications we accept. Include information in your email about the undergraduate qualification you have already completed or are currently taking.IELTS entry requirementsIELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum component score of 5.5If you do not meet our IELTS requirements then you may be able to complete a pre-sessional English pathway that enables you to start your course without retaking IELTS.
Recipient: University of Essex
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