Taught course

Operational Research, Applied Statistics and Financial Risk

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Mathematics
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

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Full time
Part time

Months of entry

September

Course content

A unique MSc degree aimed at those who wish to study in greater depth risk models, particularly for applications to financial markets, but also to other sectors.

Our MSc in Operational Research, Applied Statistics and Financial Risk aims to equip you with the necessary analytical skills, methods and ways of thinking to tackle and analyse complex organisational problems, help make better decisions, and to become confident statistical analysts.

This course is ideal training for those who wish to study, in greater depth, risk models, particularly for application to financial markets but also to other sectors.

You will undertake case studies and project work which will give you the opportunity to put your skills into practice and provides valuable experience of working in the field. The dissertation project, typically undertaken with an industrial partner, will allow you to work with complex data in a creative manner and a problem-solving environment, as well as to communicate your ideas and findings effectively.

This is a one year full-time programme.

Distinctive features

  • This course will give you the opportunity to study risk models in greater depth, particularly those models used in financial markets.
  • The skills you will develop are highly transferable for use within industry, business and the public sector.
  • The School of Mathematics has excellent links with a number of organisations who employ Operational Researchers, Statisticians and Financial / Risk Modellers

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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If you’re a home-fee paying student, you can apply for a £3,000 Master’s Excellence Scholarship from Cardiff University to help cover the cost of this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Enquiries
Email
enquiry@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4455