The Quantitative Finance course from the University of Strathclyde is an innovative cross-faculty alliance between Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science. It's been designed for those with a strong aptitude for mathematics, statistics and computing who haven't studied these topics in detail in their undergraduate degree. The course allows students with different degree backgrounds to learn the necessary skills to move into the financial industry.
The programme will prepare you for a career in financial engineering and risk management leading to roles as hedge fund manager or financial analyst.The form of assessment varies from class to class. For most classes the assessment involves both coursework and examinations.
Our graduates have gone on to find careers with companies such as Deloitte, PWC, Bank of Ireland and BlackRock, among others.
Job titles include:
- Business Change Consultant
- Advisor to CEO
- Manager Transfer Pricing Economist
- Risk Officer
- Trainee Actuarial Analyst
- Management Trainee
- Foundations of Mathematical & Statistical Finance
- Principles of Finance
- International Financial Markets & Banking
- Big Data Technologies
- Behavioural Finance
- Security Analysis
- Portfolio Theory & Management
- Derivatives & Treasury Management
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications
DisciplinesMathematics Finance Computer Sciences View 677 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United Kingdom
Minimum second-class Honours degree or international equivalent in:
- science subjects (eg physics, chemistry or computing science)
- business subjects (eg business studies, accounting or economics)
Mathematics/statistics graduates should contact the course director to discuss their application.
International25400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National14150 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14150 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Rest of UK £14,150
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 6 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.