18 months
12576 USD/year
12576 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc Financial Mathematics programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University provides you with the advanced analytical training, quantitative knowledge and practical skill sets required to operate as a professional in modern financial institutions.

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The MSc Financial Mathematics programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University aims to equip you with a solid education in financial analysis, risk management and financial engineering, the programme is the perfect foundation for a successful career in the finance and banking industries. You will undertake advanced mathematics and programming modules designed with practical applications in mathematical and quantitative finance.

Our graduates can confidently work with complex financial data to provide innovative solutions to challenges in a range of business contexts.


Graduates from this programme are well prepared for a range of roles in the business world in organisations including banks, investment firms, insurance companies, consulting services to the financial industry, and government regulation agencies. The programme also offers a solid foundation for pursuing a career in research or academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Methods in Finance 
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Statistical Methods in Finance
  • Arbitrage, Equilibrium and Pricing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor of Science or equivalent with a strong mathematics background


  • UK upper second class honours (2:1) or equivalent


  • Top 100 of 2021 Shanghai Ranking or World-class universities or First-class disciplines (MoE, People’s Republic of China): 75 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark)
  • Other universities: 80 - 85 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark), depending on your undergraduate institution


  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or
  • 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18864 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    12576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18864 USD for the full programme during 18 months.

RMB 120,000 for the entire programme.

Living costs for Suzhou

3000 - 5500 CNY /month
Living costs

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


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