Taught course

Master of Financial Mathematics

University of Queensland · Science

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree with first year university level mathematics (including single-variable and multi-variable calculus, ordinary differential equations and linear algebra). UQ or equivalent GPA of 5.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

CRICOS Code: 079389K

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Months of entry

July, February

Course content

The Master of Financial Mathematics is designed to meet the strongly increasing demand for skilled quantitative finance professionals to provide expert support to a wide range of industries including banking, insurance, utility companies, investment companies and companies affected by international exchange rates. As a graduate you will possess quantitative finance skills to utilise sophisticated mathematical models and high level statistical analysis skills to assist investment decisions, to manage investment portfolios, for financial planning, for development of financial products and pricing, and for business risk analysis.

The Master of Financial Mathematics replaced the Master of Science (Financial Mathematics) in 2014. Students enrolled in the Master of Science (Financial Mathematics) please refer to the program requirements, rules and course list for the Master of Science.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

School of Mathematics and Physics
Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004 Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980