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Financial Mathematics

University College London (UCL)

12 months
Duration
38000 GBP/year
29400 GBP/year
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About

The financial services industry place great emphasis on raising the level of mathematics used in banks in applications to pricing, hedging and risk management. This Financial Mathematics programme from University College London (UCL) provides students with the skills necessary in mathematics, statistics and computation for a career in this fast-developing field.

Overview

During this Financial Mathematics programme at University College London (UCL) students will develop a detailed understanding of the application of mathematics, statistics and computation to problems in finance, and will gain the necessary practical tools for the pricing, hedging and risk management of a diverse range of financial products in several asset classes.

Teaching and learning

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, practical classes, tutorials and problem-solving exercises. Assessment is through written papers, coursework, examinations and the research report and presentation.

Careers

Many students have progressed to careers in financial services in the City of London or in their home country; a number of graduates have proceeded to a PhD.

Employability

The financial services industry requires quantitative finance professionals who are able to analyse data, to program, and who are expert in mathematics and computational statistics. Career prospects for graduates of this programme are excellent.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistical Methods and Data Analytics for Finance
  • Finance and Numerics
  • Market Risk and Portfolio Theory
  • Asset Pricing in Continuous Time
  • Financial Mathematics Project
  • Interest Rates and Credit Modelling
  • Topics in Financial and Insurance Mathematics
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Mathematics and Statistics of Algorithmic Trading
  • Applied Computational Finance
  • Quantitative Modelling of Operational Risk and Insurance Analytics
  • Forecasting

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £14,700
  • International: £19,000

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /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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