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Financial Mathematics and Computation

University of Leicester

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20825 GBP/year
11110 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Financial Mathematics and Computation programme offered at the University of Leicester is for you if... you want to study financial mathematics at an advanced level.

Overview

Programme Aims

Quantitative finance is widely recognised as a rapidly expanding market for mathematical and scientific skills. Financial Mathematics is an application of mathematical methods to financial markets and risk management, using advanced computer technology to predict the behaviour of the markets and suggest strategies for investment. The focus of this MSc is on computational techniques for finance, on mathematical modelling and on mathematical and economic theories of finance.

On this Financial Mathematics and Computation course offered at the University of Leicester you will learn how to formulate problems from finance in mathematical terms, select and develop an appropriate numerical method, use programming skills to implement the method and compute results, and finally to present and interpret these results for a potential client.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Models
  • Mortality
  • Advanced Readings in Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Operations Research
  • Principles of Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
61

Other requirements

General requirements

2:1 degree (or equivalent) in Maths, Sciences, or Engineering. We will consider a 2:1 degree in a social science (e.g. Economics) on an individual basis, depending on the amount of mathematical subjects you have covered. You will need a fairly solid background in maths including an understanding of calculus, linear algebra, ordinary differential equations, probability and statistics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20825 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11110 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11110 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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