The programme provides graduates with the strong mathematical skills, plus the necessary computational techniques and finance background, relevant to subsequent employment in a sector of finance such as investment banks, hedge funds, insurance companies and the finance departments of large corporations where mathematics plays a key role.
Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a subject with a high mathematical content.
Semester 1: core modules; theory of integration and martingales; stochastic models in finance; optional modules (choose 2); programming and numerical methods; regular and chaotic dynamics; financial economics. Semester 2: core modules; stochastic calculus and theory of stochastic pricing; research project; optional modules (choose 3); functional analysis; elements of PDEs; static and dynamic optimisation; either asset management and derivatives or corporate finance.
A combination of written examinations, reports, individual and group projects, and verbal presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Loughborough University||Loughborough||LE11 3TU||East Midlands|