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What will I learn?

Overview

Our MSc Financial Mathematics covers the advanced mathematics that’s revolutionised finance since the early 1970's. If you’re passionate about mathematics and keen to build a career in finance, it could be the ideal choice. The masters in Financial Mathematics course is part of the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences. It offers an intensive training in the mathematical ideas and tools vital to the finance industry. So it’ll equip you for a range of exciting and potentially high-earning career opportunities.

The MSc Financial Mathematics is part of a joint programme between us and the University of Edinburgh. So you’ll be fully enrolled at both universities. That means access to all the services offered by each institution, plus a degree certificate with both universities named as the awarding bodies.

Which department am I in?

Mathematics

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£26,520.00 (US$ 35,648) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Edinburgh Campus

Riccarton,

Edinburgh,

Edinburgh, City Of,

EH14 4AS, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For most of our Masters level programmes we require a good first degree with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (or equivalent) or above in a relevant subject. Students require IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element or an acceptable equivalent.

For international students

Students should have a UK 2.1 degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Science or Statistics. Applicants are required to have completed courses on probability, statistics, analysis/calculus and ordinary differential equations. Knowledge of partial differential equations, time series and multivariate statistics is desirable. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 (with no skill under 6.0), we also accept TOEFL (scores of 92 with at least 20 in each section)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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