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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-21

  • Duration

    12 Months

Course summary

This programme provides a rigorous understanding of the principles of mathematical and economic models along with the practical tools used by financial institutions today.

The MSc Financial Mathematics is delivered jointly by the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) and the Business School and is aimed at numerate students from a broad range of backgrounds who wish to work in the finance industry.

The combination of mathematics and business courses provides our graduates with a rigorous understanding of the mathematical and economic models used in finance today, as well as the practical knowledge to apply their skills and knowledge to solve real-world finance problems.

Careers

  • Studying Financial Mathematics equips you with the highly sought after problem-solving and decision-making needed in the financial services industry and beyond.
  • Banks, insurance companies, wealth management companies and brokerage firms all require highly numerate graduates who can analyse data, build forecast models and predict financial trends.
  • In addition to careers in finance, graduates may find jobs in a variety of other sectors where mathematical skills are in demand, including government, marketing or science.
  • Many Financial Mathematics graduates also go on to pursue PhDs, including in the UK and USA.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 21,000per 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 of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 103 6

    20th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    193 88%

    3rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    71st

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    166 70%

    20th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    21st

    24

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