We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Financial Mathematics MSc/PGDip/PGCert

University of Liverpool

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

This MSc Financial Mathematics programme will equip you with the mathematical and computational skills required in the finance and insurance industries.

- Probability theory, stochastic analysis and mathematical modelling

- Computational methods

- Financial derivatives

- Risk management

- Econometrics

This program is ideal for professionals with mathematical background who would like to start, or further develop a career in the finance and insurance industries. It is also an excellent training ground for students wishing to embark upon a research degree (PhD) in financial or actuarial mathematics.

The 12-month programme consists of seven taught compulsory modules plus one taught elective module, followed by a research project carried out over the summer period upon completion of Semester Two. The later project offers the opportunity to undertake an in-depth study of a topic of your choice and supervised by an expert in the field. The program is taught by members of the Institute for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics which is part of the Department of Mathematical Sciences jointly with members of the Management School.

Career prospects

Graduates of the MSc and PhD programmes move on to many different careers. Recent graduates have moved into fast track teacher programmes, jobs in finance (actuarial, banking, insurance), software development, drugs testing and defence work, as well as University postdoctoral or lecturing posts. The MSc programme is of course a natural route into doctoral study in Mathematics and related fields, both at Liverpool and elsewhere. Some of our PhD students move on to postdoctoral positions and to academic teaching jobs and jobs in research institutes, both in the UK and elsewhere.

Students can also exit with Pgdip/PgCert awards.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University image

University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and ‘Hello International!’ welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 103 2

    42nd out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    140 64%

    29th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    23rd

    36
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    143 60%

    35th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    52nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    44th

    20

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!