M.Sc. On Campus

Financial Engineering

University of Birmingham

12 months
21960 GBP/year
12240 GBP/year
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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.


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 in Financial Engineering at University of Birmingham 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:

  • Mathematical Finance
  • Advanced Mathematical Finance 
  • Numerical Methods and Numerical Linear Algebra 
  • Financial Engineering Project
  • Applied Statistics
  • Game Theory and Multicriteria Decision Making 
  • Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimisation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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    21960 GBP/year
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  • National

    12240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12240 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
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