12 months
36000 GBP/year
31000 GBP/year
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The MSc Mathematical Finance course at the University of Warwick enables you to develop and apply the quantitative skills in machine learning, computational statistics and mathematical finance used in the financial markets and the finance industry. 

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Build on your strong mathematical background to gain both a deep theoretical and conceptual knowledge of finance, together with the requisite high-level probability, statistics and mathematics, to enable you to undertake advanced quantitative modelling. Lab work will give you hands-on experience of using software packages for simulations and time series analysis, as well as learning programming for quantitative finance in three core languages: Python, C++ and R. 

Our departments benefit from excellent links to key financial institutions and employers, and this course has benefited from industry recommendations.

Careers after the  Mathematical Finance course at the University of Warwick

Where do our graduates work?

  • Man AHL
  • Barclays Capital
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Zurich Insurance Company
  • Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
  • UBS
  • BNP Paribas
  • Bank of America

What do our graduates do?

  • Junior Quantitative Analyst
  • Director of Trading
  • Market Risk Analyst
  • Senior Investment Analyst
  • Quantitative Strategy
  • Head of Fixed Income options IT
  • Valuation Controller
  • Fixed Income ETF Trader
  • Quantitative Financial Analyst

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules include:

  • Asset Pricing & Risk
  • Programming for Quantitative Finance
  • Financial Statistics
  • Simulation & Machine Learning for Finance
  • Financial Econometrics 
  • Stochastic Calculus for Finance
  • Applications of Stochastic Calculus in Finance 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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180 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
First Class (recommended)

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our MSc Mathematical Finance is a highly specialised and technical programme. To succeed on this course, you will need strong ability in Mathematics and Finance, and some experience in Statistics or Econometrics, evidenced by a high 2.1 or first in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or another relevant quantitatively-focused undergraduate degree.  A clear emphasis in your choice of undergraduate electives on the aforementioned areas will strengthen your application.  
  • When assessing your academic record, we take into account your grade average, and the position of the institution where you studied your qualification.
  • You must have, or be expecting to obtain, at least a high 2.1 degree at Undergraduate level from a UK university, or overseas equivalent from a top-performing University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    31000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

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.


Up to 50% scholarships available.

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