University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Financial Mathematics

Quantitative financial methods are one of the fastest growing areas of the present day banking and corporate environments. This programme teaches sophisticated mathematical techniques used in the financial markets and corporate planning. Combines financial expertise in the Business School with expertise in the Mathematics department to prepare students for careers in international banking or international business.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in a mathematics, science or engineering subject, with significant mathematics content. The majority of our candidates are expecting a 1st or 2.1 degree, however, we do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, extended relevant work experience or professional qualifications.

Assessment methods

By a combination of coursework and written examination, plus a 45-credit project (if the student chooses a stream of modules in Mathematics) or a 15-credit project (on the Business School stream). The Financial Mathematics project length is about 10,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 19,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Streatham Campus Exeter EX4 4QJ South West

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
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01392 723044