The finance programmes are challenging technical courses. To succeed on these courses you will need strong mathematics and statistics or econometrics ability, this could be demonstrated by a high 2.1 or 1st achieved in a relevant subject at Undergraduate level.
You must have a strong mathematical and statistics background so a degree in mathematics, physics, or statistics will be most suitable. Engineering may be acceptable if you have completed a statistics module in your second year or above.
Months of entry
Join us to gain both a deep theoretical and conceptual knowledge of finance, together with the requisite high level probability, statistics and mathematics, to enable you to undertake advanced quantitative modelling. Lab work will give you hands-on experience of using software packages for simulations and time series analysis, as well as learning C++ programming to enable you to price sophisticated derivative structures.
WBS benefits from excellent links to key financial institutions and employers and this course has benefited from recommendations following consultation with the Bank of England, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, and many of our alumni.
Find out more about our MSc Financial Mathematics course here.
Information for international students
English language qualification required - TOEFL IBT 100 or IELTS 7.0, all four languages elements have to be scored 6.0+, with maximum of two language components at lowest level 6.0 or 6.5.
Fees and funding
VIsit our fees and funding page to find out more.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Masters Recruitment Team
- +44 (0)24 7615 0333