Research course

Financial Mathematics

The University of Manchester · School of Mathematics

Entry requirements

Applicants would usually be expected to have a 1st or upper 2nd class Honours Bachelor degree at undergraduate Masters level or an MSc Merit or Distinction (or an equivalent overseas qualification) in a mathematical subject. In some research areas a background in physics, engineering or computer science is also acceptable.

Months of entry

January, September, July, April

Course content

Opportunities for PhD research are available in a wide range of topics in Financial Mathematics. For some of the available areas of possible PhD or M.Phil research see the current Financial Mathematics research page . For more details about the specific projects, please contact the relevant individual members of staff or get in touch with the Financial Mathematics Postgraduate Admissions Tutor .

Students may enter our graduate programme in Mathematical Finance by initially taking our taught M.Sc. course over 1 year. This, subject to satisfactory progress, can lead to admission to the PhD programme.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

School of Mathematics
+44 (0)161 275 0178