Entry requires a UK 2.1 degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Science or Statistics. Applicants are required to have completed courses on probability, statistics, analysis/calculus and ordinary differential equations. Knowledge of partial differential equations, time series and multivariate statistics is desirable.
Months of entry
This MSc programme is run by Heriot-Watt University jointly with The University of Edinburgh. Upon graduation, you will receive a degree certificate bearing crests of both universities.
It provides you with expertise in financial mathematics, including stochastic calculus, and a range of practical techniques for analysing financial markets. You will also learn quantitative skills for developing and managing risk that are in high demand.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Enquiries
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