Taught course

Financial Mathematics

Institution
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University · Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Upper second class (2:1) honours degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Financial Mathematics programme provides you with advanced analytical training, quantitative knowledge and the practical skill sets required by modern financial institutions. It aims to equip you with a solid education in financial analysis, risk management and financial engineering for a successful career in the finance and banking industries. It is heavily weighted towards advanced mathematics and programming modules designed with practical applications in mathematical and quantitative finance.

Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

The programme keeps a balance between theoretical and practical knowledge which is crucial for a successful career in the financial industry. Upon successful completion of the programme the students gain important skills in computational and theoretical aspects of finance and will have extensive experience in working with financial data and with terminals such as the Wind Financial Terminal that provides data on the Chinese market.

Through our industry network and connections we support the students’ career development via internship opportunities and organise various events to improve networking activities with the financial industry. Overall, given the career prospects and skills acquired the programme offers an excellent and unique opportunity for successful candidates.

Information for international students

If English is not your native language or if you have not studied in English at degree level, you will need to provide evidence of your English proficiency. You should normally possess one of the following qualifications:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in all sections)
  • TOEFL iBT: 90 (minimum of 21 in any skill)

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
pgenquiries@xjtlu.edu.cn