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Statistics with Applications to Finance

University of Leeds

12 months
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About

This Statistics with Applications to Finance degree from University of Leeds combines in-depth training in mainstream advanced statistical modelling with a specialisation in financial mathematics.

Overview

The Statistics with Applications to Finance degree from University of Leeds is a focused degree programme which enables you to broaden and deepen your understanding of statistics and financial applications.

As well as the statistics expertise within the School of Mathematics, the MSc also draws on experience in Financial Mathematics, a joint venture between the School of Mathematics and Leeds University Business School.

Career opportunities

There is a shortage of well-qualified statisticians in the UK and other countries. Numeracy, in general, is an attribute keenly sought after by employers. The emergence of data mining and analysis means that demand for statisticians is growing across a wide range of sectors, including:

  • Actuarial, betting and gaming industries
  • Charitable organisations
  • Commercial, environmental and financial organisations
  • Forensic and police investigation
  • Government departments
  • Market research
  • Medical and pharmaceutical organisations

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Discrete-Time Finance
  • Continuous-Time Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Time Series and Spectral Analysis
  • Statistical Computing
  • Mixed Models
  • Linear Regression and Robustness

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a subject containing a substantial mathematical and statistical component.
  • Successful applicants will have a foundation in Statistics including strong grades in statistical modules. We may ask for further detailed module information if these are not clear on your transcript. We do not normally accept degrees in Accountancy or Finance.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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