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Financial Mathematics

University of Queensland

18 months
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41040 AUD/year
30160 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Financial Mathematics offered at the University of Queensland is designed to equip you with sophisticated mathematical and computational techniques to measure and manage risk in the financial marketplace.

Overview

You'll study the pricing of financial contracts such as financial and real options, management of investment portfolios, capital adequacy requirements for financial institutions, valuation of firms, optimal capital management and optimal contracting.

The 1.5 year full-time Financial Mathematics program from University of Queensland offers you a practical and flexible curriculum that you can tailor to your interests and career goals through a range of elective courses, including Computation in Financial Mathematics, Financial Calculus, Machine Learning, Financial Risk Management, and Econometrics of Financial Markets.

You'll also be able to experience financial markets first-hand with an industry placement project, applying your knowledge and skills while working in sectors such as banking, energy trading or superannuation.

With a Master of Financial Mathematics qualification from UQ you’ll be highly sought after by investment banks, corporate risk management units, insurance companies, fund management institutions, financial regulatory bodies, brokerage firms and trading companies.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Investment banker
  • Retail banker
  • Market risk manager
  • Data scientist
  • Financial planning manager
  • Stockbroker
  • Financial product developer
  • Credit risk analyst
  • Business intelligence manager
  • Funds manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Calculus & Linear Algebra 
  • Applied Mathematical Analysis 
  • Probability & Statistics 
  • Finance 
  • Financial Mathematics 
  • Computation in Financial Mathematics 
  • Financial Calculus 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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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.
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Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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.
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English requirements

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
64
More about PTE Academic
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 079388M

  • Bachelor of Mathematics; or
  • Bachelor degree majoring in mathematics.
  • UQ or equivalent GPA of 5.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41040 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    30160 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30160 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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