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Financial Engineering

University of Birmingham

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20880 GBP/year
11970 GBP/year
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About

Financial Engineering at University of Birmingham is a multi-disciplinary field that involves the application of the computational engineering, software engineering, and computer programming skills, as well as the underlying mathematical and statistical theories to the analysis and management of financial opportunities.

Overview

This Financial Engineering programme from the University of Birmingham will support you to achieve the highest levels in mathematical finance, developing the most advanced computational and programming techniques. This will enable you to advance quickly in a field where there is a growing global shortage of highly qualified people, making our graduates much in demand from sectors such as economics, finance, banking, actuarial science, insurance and industrial management. 

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham is a chance to learn from world leaders in their fields. This guarantees you a first-class learning experience, leading to a qualification that is respected the world over and making you an attractive prospect in a very competitive job market.

This programme gives an ideal preparation for a career in quantitative analysis in economic or financial sectors with state-of-art mathematical methods, computational skills and programming expertise. The School?s graduates work in a wide variety of fields in governmental and multi-national organisations.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Exotic Options, Bonds and Further Quantitive Finance 
  • Introduction to Quantitive Finance 
  • Advanced Quantitive Finance: Crashes, Volatility, Multiple Assets and Hedging 
  • Computational Methods and Programming 
  • Game Theory 
  • Research Skills 
  • Statistical Methods in Finance and Economics 
  • Financial Engineering Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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

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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Honours degree in Mathematics or a programme with advanced mathematical components. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20880 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20880 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11970 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11970 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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