Taught course

Graduate Diploma in Financial and Actuarial Mathematics

University of Leeds · School of Mathematics

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in mathematical, physical or social sciences (e.g. BSc in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Accounting, Management, Finance, Economics, etc) with a significant mathematical component and a minimum of 2:2, or with a less significant mathematical component and a minimum of 2:1.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme aims to prepare students who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in the MSc in Financial Mathematics or MSc in Actuarial Finance but do not meet the full academic entry requirements. It will provide students with the required background knowledge of Probability and Statistics, Finance and Financial/Actuarial Mathematics in order to prepare for the above MSc programmes.

The programme will consist of a selection of undergraduate modules at level 2 and 3 from the School of Mathematics, and Leeds University Business School. The programme will help you to develop the required understanding of financial and actuarial mathematics, as well as gaining a good level of skill in calculation and manipulation within those specific areas.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 113 343 5111