M.Sc. On Campus

Financial and Computational Mathematics

University of Nottingham

12 months
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The Financial and Computational Mathematics masters at the the University of Nottingham teaches advanced financial mathematics combined with computational techniques. 


The Financial and Computational Mathematics masters at the the University of Nottingham includes teaching expertise from the School of Mathematical Sciences and the School of Economics. You will study core modules including:

  • Financial Mathematics
  • Computational Applied Mathematics
  • Scientific Computing and C++

Choose optional modules to suit your interests. Expert teaching staff will support you and provide one-to-one guidance through your written dissertation.

A highlight of the course is our partnerships with leading industry and academic experts. The panel includes individuals from Credit Suisse, Oxford University and other organisations. This ensures the degree remains relevant and up to date with changes in quantitative finance. Representatives from companies such as Capital One and Bloomberg also provide guest lectures during the year.


The ability to think logically and critically combined with your problem-solving expertise gained on the course will prepare you for future employment.

Our graduates have gone on to work as business analysts, data scientists and trading analysts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Financial Mathematics
  • Computational Applied Mathematics
  • Financial mathematics
  • Financial and Computational Mathematics Dissertation
  • Scientific Computing and C++
  • Optimization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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International students should apply as early as possible. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 in mathematics, physics or engineering
  • A strong mathematics background is essential.
  • In exceptional cases, applicants holding a 2.2 (or international equivalent) with substantial mathematical content may be considered.

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Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
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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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