University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Statistics with Applications to Finance

This is a focussed degree programme enabling students from a wide range of backgrounds to both broaden and deepen their understanding of statistics and financial applications. The programme provides training in a core of statistical techniques (and transferable skills) suitable for either careers in statistical finance or for further academic research. Within each semester there are 3 compulsory modules, however students tailor the course to meet their individual needs through selection of a further module in each semester from a variety of options.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent qualification with an emphasis on mathematical or statistical content.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Statistical computing; stochastic financial modelling; discrete time finance; time series and spectral analysis; continuous time finance; risk management. Optional modules from: Statistics and DNA; robust regression and smoothing; independent learning skills; generalised linear models and survival analysis; statistical theory.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Mathematics
Telephone number: 
0113 343 5111