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Financial Mathematics

University of Queensland

18 months
41936 AUD/year
32960 AUD/year
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The Master of Financial Mathematics offered at the University of Queensland is designed to equip you with sophisticated mathematical and computational techniques to measure and manage risk in the financial marketplace.


You'll study the pricing of financial contracts such as financial and real options, management of investment portfolios, capital adequacy requirements for financial institutions, valuation of firms, optimal capital management and optimal contracting.

The 1.5 year full-time Master of Financial Mathematics offered at the University of Queensland offers you a practical and flexible curriculum that you can tailor to your interests and career goals through a range of elective courses, including Computation in Financial Mathematics, Financial Calculus, Machine Learning, Financial Risk Management, and Econometrics of Financial Markets.

Program highlights

  • Build on your background in mathematics, commerce or economics/econometrics.
  • Benefit from UQ’s strong connections with industry and government and experience the financial markets first-hand with an industry placement.
  • Tailor the curriculum to your interests and career goals by selecting from over 30 courses.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Investment banker
  • Retail banker
  • Market risk manager
  • Data scientist
  • Financial planning manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Mathematics
  • Computation in Financial Mathematics
  • Financial Calculus
  • Topics in Functional Analysis & Measure Theory
  • Machine Learning
  • Numerical Methods in Computational Science
  • High-Performance Computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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24 alternative credits


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Other requirements

General requirements

  CRICOS code: 079388M

  • Bachelor degree in the same discipline (mathematics). UQ or equivalent GPA of 5.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41936 AUD/year
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  • National

    32960 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32960 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
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