Entry requirements

2:1 degree in mathematics or another mathematics based subject.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is based in the Department of Mathematics|, and is taught in collaboration with the Department of Finance| and the Department of Statistics. The programme provides high level instruction in the mathematical theory underlying finance, and training in appropriate computational methods. It offers the following benefits:

Study in a leading university, internationally renowned for its research and teaching programmes.
Focus on the development of student understanding of quantitative methodologies and techniques that are important for a range of jobs in investment banks and other financial institutions.
Research-led teaching that aims at enhancing students' critical appreciation of major issues and emerging theory in the area of financial mathematics.
Preparation for a range of careers in the financial sector, industry and research.
Opportunity to improve personal skills, including logical reasoning, quantitative analysis, independent learning and the presentation of technical results.
This programme aims to develop students' understanding of the foundations of financial mathematics, and to equip them with knowledge of a range of mathematical and computational techniques that are required for a variety of quantitative positions in the financial sector.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

LSE Graduate Support Scheme.

Qualification and course duration


full time
10 months

Course contact details

The Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7955 6613