University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Financial Operational Research

This programme shows students how to use mathematical techniques to model and solve real-life financial problems.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2.1 degree, or its international equivalent, in a numerate discipline such as mathematics, engineering, computer science, physical or biological sciences, economics or business; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.

Course modules

Core modules include: computing for operational research and finance; fundamentals of operational research; financial mathematics and investment; financial risk management; methodology, modelling and consulting skills; simulation; stochastic modelling.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,350 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,350 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0131 651 7761