Swansea University

Swansea University

Mathematics and Computing for Finance

This course has been designed to meet the growing demand for specially trained mathematicians to work in the world's financial markets and insurance. On the course applicants will study different elements of both mathematics and computing in addition to developing their communication and presentational skills through a project that they undertake. Applicants are fully supported to ensure that the project is best suited to support their future career plans.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree in mathematics, computer science or engineering. English language requirement IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or a Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules typically include: stochastic calculus based on Brownian motion; levy processes and more general jump processes; the advanced Black-Scholes theory; theory and numerics of parabolic differential equations; java programming; theory of algorithms; internet systems.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,450 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Science Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295142