The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in mathematics or a mathematical subject such as statistics, physics or engineering.
Months of entry
This programme gives you a flexible syllabus to suit the demands of employers that use modern financial tools and optimization techniques in areas such as the financial sector and energy markets.
We will give you sound knowledge in financial derivative pricing, portfolio optimization and financial risk management. We will also provide you with the skills to solve some of today’s financial problems, which have themselves been caused by modern financial instruments. This expertise includes modern probability theory, applied statistics, stochastic analysis and optimization.
Adding depth to your learning, our work placement programme puts you at the heart of financial organisations such as Aberdeen Asset Management, Barrie & Hibbert and Lloyds Banking Group.
Fees and funding
Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at http://www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk/ for information about funding opportunities.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Programme Secretary
- +44 (0) 131 650 4885