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Mathematics and Computing for Finance

12 months
23550 GBP/year
10800 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Mathematics and Computing for Finance programme from Swansea University is designed to meet the demand for specially trained mathematicians in the world’s finance and insurance markets.


You will study different elements of mathematics and computing, and develop your research, project management, and written communication skills. 

Our extensive expert support helps to shape your dissertation into an excellent foundation for your future career.

Upon graduation you will be a knowledgeable and specialised mathematician with proven skills to independently deliver a substantial project, and the potential to make a serious difference in any organisation.

Over the course of your studies you are assessed by a combination of written examinations, coursework and the dissertation.

Career opportunities

A Mathematics and Computing for Finance programme from Swansea University significantly improves your career prospects. Popular career destinations include the actuarial profession, finance, technology and business, where mathematicians are in demand for statistical analysis, research and development positions.

Recent Swansea graduates have been employed by AXA, BA, Deutsche Bank, Shell Research, Health Authorities and Local Government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming in Java
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Calculus and Stochastic Differential Equations
  • Numerics of ODEs and PDEs
  • Machine Learning
  • Black-Scholes Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Physics. Applicants whose first degree is not in mathematics will be considered on an individual basis taking into account the mathematical content of their first degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23550 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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