Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Financial Computing

This programme provides numerate graduates with the requisite expertise for the development of a professional career in the profitable and intellectually exciting triangle formed by mathematics, technology and finance.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (minimum 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent) in mechanical engineering or a related discipline. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Industrial placement semester a core modules: financial programming; foundations of mathematical modelling in finance; advanced program design. Semester a elective modules: functional programming; big data processing; machine learning; semester b core modules: topics in scientific computing; semester b elective modules: general processing on graphics processor unit (GPU); advanced c++ course; stochastic calculus and black Scholes theory; advanced portfolio theory and risk management; advanced computing in finance; the project.

Assessment methods

Examinations are held between May and early June on the modules taken. Students are assessed on a 10,000-word dissertation. This includes the project, a report and a viva.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

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School of Mathematical Sciences
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