Taught course

Mathematical Finance

Queen Mary, University of London · Mathematical Sciences

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement for the MSc in Mathematical Finance is the equivalent of a British first or good upper second class honours degree in a subject with a substantial mathematical component: for example, mathematics, statistics, physics, economics, computer science or engineering.

There is an English language requirement of IELTS 6.5. International applicants: Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

Find details on our English language entry requirements If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the masters programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.

Months of entry


Course content

Practices in the financial markets over the last years have contributed to the current economic situation. This specialised programme that has been designed to provide you with the necessary mathematical techniques and tools to understand and model the complexity of financial markets, and to succeed in a future career in the finance industry.

Designed to equip talented individuals with the skills necessary for a successful career in finance, this MSc brings together the strengths of two highly respected schools at Queen Mary – Mathematical Sciences, and Economics and Finance – to give you an in-depth understanding of the subject. Rigorous training is provided, relevant to roles in quantitative analysis, trading, financial engineering and structuring, risk management, and software development.

Information for international students

For more information, please see here.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification and course duration


distance learning
N/A months
N/A months
full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

School of Mathematical Sciences
+44 (0)20 7882 5440