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Statistics with Applications to Finance

University of Leeds

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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

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.

Statistics with Applications to Finance MSc 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.

Course highlights

  • Our courses are shaped by our leading research in areas such as probability and financial mathematics, modern applied statistics, and analysis.

  • Access to modern facilities and computing equipment throughout the school, complemented by social areas, communal problem-solving spaces and quiet study rooms

  • Benefit from the school’s close links with organisations like Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics and the Alan Turing Institute

  • A diverse and supportive community of mathematicians from all over the world

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.

Programme Structure

  • The first two semesters of your course will consist of taught modules and in the third semester you will devote your time to a major dissertation. Within each semester you will take compulsory modules, with some optional modules available to suit your individual needs to broaden your knowledge in statistics.
  • In the first two semesters you’ll be introduced to forecasting future values within a time series and explore financial investments such as stocks and shares and develop the necessary probabilistic tools to evaluate risks within the market.
  • You’ll also look at risk assessment in detail, gaining comprehensive knowledge of mathematical and practical approaches to financial risk management. Avoiding the disastrous consequences of badly managed financial risk requires detailed mathematical knowledge of how to quantify that risk. The course also covers the pricing of financial assets.

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.
  • We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For more information please contact the Admissions Team.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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