Taught course

Mathematics and Computing for Finance

Institution
Swansea University · Department of Mathematics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Physics. Applicants whose first degree is not in mathematics will be considered on an individual basis taking into account the mathematical content of their first degree.

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Mathematics and Computing for Finance is designed to meet the demand for specially trained mathematicians in the world’s finance and insurance markets.

Banks have an urgent need for employees with advanced mathematical skills and the ability to develop a company-wide understanding of turbulent financial markets.

You will study different elements of mathematics and computing, and develop your research, project management, and written communication skills.

Our extensive expert support helps to shape your dissertation into an excellent foundation for your future career.

Upon graduation you will be a knowledgeable and specialised mathematician with proven skills to independently deliver a substantial project, and the potential to make a serious difference in any organisation.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358