You should normally have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.
Your qualification should have a reasonably high mathematics content, demonstrating knowledge in calculus, probability and statistics, and ideally some programming. You are suited to this course if your qualification is in mathematics, finance, economics, business, science, engineering or computing. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.
Months of entry
On this course, you’ll:
- gain an understanding of the main aspects of risk management in business
- apply mathematics to financial risk description, analysis and quantification
- experience Sussex’s strong foundation of interdisciplinary research.
The MSc draws on expertise from industry professionals, so you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to succeed in the fast-paced corporate world. Topics covered include quantitative analysis, regulation, implementation and management structure. You’ll have a choice between practice- and research-oriented study and can explore further topics including programming or statistics.
You’ll learn from established specialists in both the Department of Mathematics and the University of Sussex Business School.
We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected in our prospectus information and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
- Distance learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
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