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Mathematics - Financial Mathematics

Uppsala University

24 months
Duration
14421 EUR/year
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About

At the Master Programme in Mathematics - Financial Mathematics from Uppsala University you will begin your studies with courses in economics and financial derivatives. Then you will study courses in which you will deepen your knowledge in statistics and mathematical analysis with applications in finance.

Overview

This Master Programme in Mathematics - Financial Mathematics from Uppsala University includes training in performing extensive calculations and computer simulations of financial phenomena. This combination between mathematics, finance and simulations will give you good prospects for a successful career in the financial sector.

If you are interested in the mathematical aspects of finance, you will have the option to choose a more theoretical path. This focus will prepare you for further doctoral studies if you want to invest in a career in research. 

The programme provides a great freedom of choice, as you will be able to select courses that suit your interests, whether it is mathematical theory or financial applications.

Career

If you want pursue a career in finance, this specialisation is the right way to go. Many of our alumni who have obtained a Master's degree in financial mathematics work as different types of analysts, mainly in the banking sector. Another title that is becoming more common among our former students is data scientist. 

Although most graduates in financial mathematics work outside academia, several of our alumni have continued to graduate studies, both in Sweden and abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics: Microeconomic Theory
  • Economics: Financial Theory
  • Economics: Macroeconomic Theory
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Partial Differential Equations with Applications to Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. 

Also required is 90 credits in mathematics with 20 credits in probability theory, programming and/or numerical analysis.

Selection: Students are selected based on:

  • a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
  • a statement of purpose (1 page).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14421 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28843 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

NON-EU/EEA

  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72500
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 290000

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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