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.
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
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Calculus & Linear Algebra
- Applied Mathematical Analysis
- Probability & Statistics
- Financial Mathematics
- Computation in Financial Mathematics
- Financial Calculus
- 18 months
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DisciplinesFinancial Mathematics Actuarial Science Machine Learning View 29 other Masters in Machine Learning in Australia
CRICOS code: 079388M
- Bachelor degree in the same discipline (mathematics). UQ or equivalent GPA of 5.5 or above on a 7 point scale.
International41936 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 41936 AUD per year during 18 months.
National32960 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 32960 AUD per year during 18 months.
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