Taught course

Financial Mathematics

University of Sussex · School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Entry requirements

A lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above demonstrating a high mathematics content.

Applicants with a degree in mathematics, finance, economics, business, science, engineering or computing are ideally suited to this course but other subjects, combined with suitable experience, can also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Understand the main aspects of quantitative finance – including general finance theory, finance models and programming for graduates with a science, engineering and mathematics background.

Our course has been developed drawing on expertise from industry professionals. You cover topics such as:

  • interest-rate theory
  • arbitrage theory
  • GARCH models
  • corporate finance
  • the Black-Scholes model and numerical analysis
  • programming in C and Java
  • the use of mathematical computing software.

Information for international students

Please visit: International qualifications for Masters courses or Fees and Scholarships.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Please visit our website for latest fees information: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/2017/mathematical-and-physical-sciences/financial-mathematics-msc

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study. For full details of our scholarships please visit: Masters Scholarships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Services
+44 (0)1273 873254