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MSc in Mathematics and Computing for Finance

Swansea University
1-3 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Swansea
English
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Program description

MSc in Mathematics and Computing for Finance

The MSc in Mathematics and Computing for Finance is designed to meet the demand for specially trained mathematicians in the world’s finance and insurance markets.

Banks have an urgent need for employees with advanced mathematical skills and the ability to develop a company-wide understanding of turbulent financial markets.

You will study different elements of mathematics and computing, and develop your research, project management, and written communication skills.

Our extensive expert support helps to shape your dissertation into an excellent foundation for your future career.

Upon graduation you will be a knowledgeable and specialised mathematician with proven skills to independently deliver a substantial project, and the potential to make a serious difference in any organisation.

This course is also available in Part time basis with 2-3 years duration.

Admission requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Physics. Applicants whose first degree is not in mathematics will be considered on an individual basis taking into account the mathematical content of their first degree.

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.


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Program content

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

Compulsory Modules

  • Programming in Java
  • Numerics of ODEs and PDEs
  • Machine Learning
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Black-Scholes Theory
  • Fourier Analysis
  • Itô Calculus and Stochastic Differential Equations
  • Mathematics and Computing for Finance Project

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

UK/EU

  • Full Time: £10,000 per year
  • 2 Year Part Time: £5,000 per year
  • 3 Year Part Time: £3,350 per year

International

  • Full Time: £21,350 per year
  • 2 Year Part Time: £10,700 per year
  • 3 Year Part Time: £7,100 per year

Career opportunities

Mathematics and Computing for Finance Employment Opportunities

An MSc in Mathematics & Computing for Finance significantly improves your career prospects.

Popular career destinations include the actuarial profession, finance, technology and business, where mathematicians are in demand for statistical analysis, research and development positions.

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Swansea University

Swansea University

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Swansea University

Singleton Park
SA2 8PP Swansea
United Kingdom

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