12 months
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23250 GBP/year
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About

This Statistics with Financial Mathematics course at University of Sheffield is based on MSc Statistics with additional training in the concepts, models and tools of modern mathematical finance. 

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Overview

The Statistics with Financial Mathematics course from University of Sheffield trains you to apply the probabilistic, statistical and mathematical techniques that are used in the finance industry.

Key Features  

  • It is based on our Statistics MSc course, but also includes key financial topics such as the Capital Asset Pricing Model, the Black-Scholes option pricing formula and stochastic processes. 
  • You’ll also develop a detailed working knowledge of more general statistical techniques and concepts, including linear and generalised linear modelling, Bayesian statistics, time series and machine learning. 
  • You’ll learn how to analyse and draw meaningful conclusions from data, and develop your programming skills using the statistical computing software R.

Accreditation

  • Accredited by the Royal Statistical Society

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analysis
  • Statistical Laboratory
  • Linear Models 
  • Inference
  • Financial Mathematical, Dependent Data
  • Stochastic Processes and Finance

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • We ask for a 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, with substantial mathematical and statistical components. In particular, you should have studied the following topics and performed well in assessments on them (for example, a score of at least 60 per cent). 
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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