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Financial Mathematics

City, University of London

M.Sc.
12 months
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27500 GBP/year
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To successfully complete the Financial Mathematics course at City, University of London - Cass Business School you must have a very good understanding of mathematics. You may well have studied maths, physics or engineering degrees as an undergraduate.

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Overview

Or you might have a bachelor’s degree in economics or science and in particular computer science, which, coupled with your interest in stochastics, could also qualify you for this Financial Mathematics course at City, University of London - Cass Business School.

You should have a general interest in learning the more technical and mathematical techniques used in financial markets; but you don’t need to have a background in finance.

Career

The job opportunities for students from the three quants masters programmes are very similar and students usually find employment with either large investment banks, or smaller specialist companies or financial boutique firms.

Working as a quantitative analysts using stochastic, technical risk management position, pricing fixed income securities and structuring are some of the positions Financial Mathematics students are well qualified for.

You will also have the skills to study for a PhD in the area of quantitative finance and financial markets.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Asset Pricing
  • Derivatives
  • Stochastic Modelling in Finance
  • Foundations of Econometrics
  • Research Methods for Quantitative Professionals
  • Applied Research Tools
  • Fixed Income
  • Risk Analysis
  • Advanced Stochastic Modelling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
104 (required)
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.
68 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.

  • Your academic background should be in a highly quantitative subject such as mathematics, physics, engineering, economics or computer science and having covered areas such as statistics, linear algebra and calculus.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    27500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Fees in each subsequent year of study for continuing students (where applicable) will be subject to an annual increase of 2%. 

Funding

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