Taught course

Financial Mathematics

Institution
Middlesex University London · Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • We welcome applications from graduates with a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject
  • We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications
  • Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate three years' relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level

Months of entry

September, October

Course content

A combination of mathematics, statistics and computing, financial mathematics is a specialism vital to the day-to-day functioning of the world's economic institutions. Highly technical and theoretical aspects of mathematics take on a practical importance which can affect millions of lives through this fascinating discipline, which involves predicting the behaviour of markets and suggesting strategies for investment.

Why study MSc Financial Mathematics at Middlesex University?

We believe strongly that the work you do must be relevant to the world of work – that's why our course has a strong practical slant. It also has the unusual and significant advantage of including from-scratch training in computer programming, allowing you to develop first-class computing skills alongside your mathematical expertise. You'll need a good degree in maths, or a related subject like physics or engineering, but no prior knowledge of finance.

Course highlights

  • Our course combines a comprehensive grounding in the theory of financial mathematics with thorough practical training
  • Our subscriptions to Bloomberg and Datastream allow you to work with real datasets
  • We'll teach you to code for financial mathematics in widely-used programming languages, without the need for prior experience
  • Guest lectures from industry specialists allow you to gain insights from practising professionals into real-life situations
  • The course is designed either for graduates considering a financial career, or for those already working in the industry looking for a greater understanding of finance and insurance risk
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Middlesex Enquiries
Email
enquiries@mdx.ac.uk