What will I learn?

The MSc in Quantitative Finance has been developed to address the demand for market-aware graduates who can demonstrate an understanding of mathematical models used in financial tools, products and software.

The course is an innovative cross-faculty alliance between Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science. It's been designed for those with a strong aptitude for mathematics, statistics and computing who haven't studied these topics in detail in their undergraduate degree. The course allows students with different degree backgrounds to learn the necessary skills to move into the financial industry.

The programme will prepare you for a career in financial engineering and risk management leading to roles as hedge fund manager or financial analyst.

Which department am I in?

Mathematics and Statistics

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£25,400.00 (US$ 33,866) per year
The fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year. Additional fees applicable.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

University of Strathclyde

McCance Building,

16 Richmond Street,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G1 1XQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you wish to apply for a research degree you'd normally have to have a Masters degree and some experience of research work. IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5).

For international students

Minimum second-class honours degree or international equivalent in: engineering; science subjects (e.g. physics, chemistry or computing science); business subjects (e.g. business studies, accounting or economics. Mathematics/statistics graduates should contact the course director to discuss applying for this course. Prospective students with relevant experience or appropriate professional qualifications are also welcome to apply. For Australia and Canada, normal degrees in relevant disciplines are accepted. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

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

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