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Quantitative Finance and Mathematics MSc

Quantitative Finance and Mathematics MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Financial Analysis Mathematics (General) Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This masters in Quantitative Finance and Mathematics course introduces innovative modern mathematical techniques and financial modelling. It focuses on probability and stochastics, which are often not included in standard mathematics degrees. It’s been designed to include the practical and pragmatic aspects of mathematical finance – offering you relevant and modern skills relating to structured finance in demand in the UK and internationally. The aim is to understand, both quantitatively and qualitatively, the risks and uncertainty involved. And, the wide range of optional courses offers you the chance to tailor your learning experience to suit your interests.

Accreditation

We're proud to say our masters in Quantitative Finance and Mathematics exempts you from the examinations of the Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA) Levels I and II – a world-renowned qualification. What’s more, you’ll have excellent employment prospects that will not be restricted to any one sector of financial services.

Career

Students who graduate from the programme will have excellent employment prospects that are not restricted to any one narrow sector of financial services.

Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

The aim of this module is to provide students with experience of recent developments in quantitative financial mathematics and of the practice of risk management.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Entry is aimed at graduates with strong mathematical knowledge and skills. A good honours degree in mathematics, statistics or a related subject with a substantial mathematical content is required. Motivation and a willingness to work hard are also important pre-requisites. We are looking to train those who not only have a strong background in mathematics, but who also possess the ability to communicate effectively, and have the desire to succeed in a dynamic and competitive industry. The programme is not suitable for finance professionals without graduate-level mathematical training.