Entry requirements

A degree in a quantitative subject such as Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Management Science or Engineering. Familiarity at undergraduate level with topics such as probability and statistics, calculus and linear algebra is essential.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This one-year interdisciplinary MSc programme delivered by the Management School and the Faculty of Science and Technology is designed to give you in-depth knowledge of the problems and issues in the financial sector, and enables you to develop advanced analytical, problem-solving and technical skills.

The programme gives you access to expertise and facilities in different but related areas, and offers a wide range of potential topics for your summer dissertation. Optional modules also allow you to develop particular specialisms.

You will acquire skills in data and financial analysis, forecasting, optimisation, and computer programming. You’ll also become proficient in various statistical and econometrics packages.

Modules

- Derivatives Pricing

- Microeconomics for Money, Banking and Finance

- Financial Econometrics

- Financial Programming

- Financial Stochastic Processes

- Financial Markets

- Optimisation

- Statistical Methods for Financial and Economic Applications

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

UK students
£16,000 per year
International students
£21,000 per year

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
lumspgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 590733