Taught course

Financial Mathematics

Institution
University of Leeds · Leeds University Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2.1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject e.g. mathematics, physics, accounting, finance, economics, or computing.

Months of entry

September

Course content

As part of this programme, you will learn about advanced finance concepts as well as acquiring knowledge of quantitative, mathematical, analytical and research skills. During the course you will cover key topics including financial derivative pricing, discrete and continuous time models, risk management and portfolio optimisation, as well as statistical methods for finance.

The course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge that are highly sought after in the financial sector, particularly by banks, investment and consultancy companies. It is also an excellent qualification if you are interested in pursuing postgraduate research or a PhD, and is recognised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Leeds University Business School is a world ranked, triple accredited and award winning business school. In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 we were ranked ninth in the UK and first in the North of England for the quality of our research. Of the top ten Business Schools in the REF, we are one of only four to have achieved the prestigious ‘triple crown’ accreditation from the world’s leading accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Our Masters courses are informed by the latest professional knowledge. You are taught by world-leading academics who combine professional practice with teaching and research activity, to bring up-to-date business knowledge to the classroom - the kind of knowledge that translates directly to your career.

Information for international students

Students from outside the EU are guaranteed a place in University accommodation if they are accepted on the course, and apply for accommodation before the deadline. If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English Language qualification eg IELTS or TOEFL.

Fees and funding

UK students
£13,250 (total)
International students
£23,250 (total)

Numerous scholarships are available to UK/EU and International students. Please visit our website for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
masters@lubs.leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 4908