Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Financial Mathematics

A combination of mathematics, statistics and computing, financial mathematics is a specialism vital to the day-to-day functioning of the world's economic institutions. Highly technical and theoretical aspects of mathematics take on a practical importance which can affect millions of lives through this fascinating discipline, which involves predicting the behaviour of markets and suggesting strategies for investment.

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from graduates with a good Honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of 3 years work experience. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level. You must have competence in English language and we normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. The most common English Language requirements for international students is IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components).

Course modules

There are five compulsory modules: portfolios and risk; probability and stochastic processes; risk measurement; financial data and computing; and pricing and stochastic calculus. 1 option from: international risk management; time series and forecasting; game and decision theories. Dissertation.

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed through exams, tests and your dissertation, as well as other individual and group coursework

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
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Telephone number: 
020 8411 5555