University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Financial and Computational Mathematics

The course is focused on computational techniques and mathematical modelling used in the financial industry and on the required background in finance. The course is provided by the School of Mathematical Sciences with input from the School of Economics. To ensure that the degree keeps pace with changes in employer expectations and employment opportunities, the course has its own advisory board which consists of leading experts from the financial industry and academia.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in mathematics, engineering or physics. Applicants should have a solid background in mathematics including calculus, linear algebra, ordinary differential equations and basics of probability and statistics. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules include: financial mathematics; advanced financial mathematics; scientific computing and c++; advanced scientific computing; financial mathematics dissertation. Optional stream 1 (maths/stats and computing): optimisation; time series and forecasting; statistical foundations. Optional stream 2A: econometic theory; financial and macro econometrics; time series econometrics; mathematics for engineering management; game theory. Optional Stream 2B: microeconomic analysis; financial economics; options and futures markets; mathematics for engineering management; game theory.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,740 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,330 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,740 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,740 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,740 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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