University of Essex
Mathematics and Finance
This course aims to produce graduates with a sound mathematics and finance background, and with the necessary skills such as: computing; use of algorithms and analysing data; in order to be applied to problems arising in finance.
Our applicants should have a 1st, 2.1 or high 2.2 degree, or equivalent. Individual course requirements can vary. If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
Core modules: Financial modelling; mathematics of portfolios; research methods; research methods in finance (empirical methods in finance). Optional modules include: Bank strategy and risk; applied statistics; combinatorial optimisation; derivative securities; economics of financial markets; linear models; ordinary differential equations; financial derivatives; partial differential equations; statistical methods; Bayesian computational statistics.
Combination of written coursework, end-of-term tests, practical and laboratory work (where appropriate) and end-of-year exams.
Research councils and some University of Essex studentships available.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 6,180 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 11,160 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,725 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,950 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 6,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Colchester Campus||Colchester||CO4 3SQ||South East|
Graduate Administrator, Department of Mathematical Sciences