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Statistics with Financial Mathematics MSc

Statistics with Financial Mathematics MSc

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Statistics Mathematics For Specific Applications

Course type


Course Summary

Course description

Accredited by the Royal Statistical Society

The course is about applying probabilistic, statistical and mathematical techniques in the finance industry. Graduates with skills in these areas are in demand. It’s based on the MSc Statistics with additional training in the concepts, models and tools of modern mathematical finance.

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Different course options

Full time | University of Sheffield | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Linear Models - Core
Inference - Core
Statistical Laboratory - Core
Data Analysis - Core
Financial Mathematical, Dependent Data - Core
Stochastic Processes and Finance - Core

Tuition fees

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Entry requirements

We usually ask for a 2:1 honours degree in mathematics, or equivalent, which must include a significant proportion of modern theorem and proof-based mathematics. A strong performance in a module based on rigorous mathematical analysis is essential. Your degree must also include a substantial component in statistics and probability theory. Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.