We are looking to train those who not only have a strong background in mathematics but possess the ability to communicate and the desire for a successful career in a dynamic and competitive industry. This course is not suitable for finance professionals without graduate-level mathematical training. A 2:1 degree or equivalent if outside the UK in mathematics or a very substantially mathematical subject such as statistics, physics or engineering is required.
Months of entry
Course contentYou will study background finance, coupled with the development of the key background mathematics of stochastic calculus. These will prepare the ground for theoretical courses on mathematical applications in finance and a range of courses on numerical techniques for the practical implementation of the ideas. Overall this programme offers a unique combination of subjects from financial markets to theoretical maths.
Students will gain an understanding of mathematical concepts in research papers in the area and make a significant contribution to prospective employers in the industry.
Information for international students
Fees and fundinghttp://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||65|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||10|
|Dissertation||25 (10000 words)|
Course contact details
- Programme Secretary
- 0131 451 4885