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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen Mary University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Learn to apply a wide range of mathematical and statistical techniques to model the behaviour of the financial markets. The MSc in Financial Mathematics is for you if you are planning a career in the more quantitative areas of banking and financial markets, or if you hope to undertake academic research in financial mathematics.

Network with experts from banking and finance and attend highly insightful practitioner seminars
Learn from staff with extensive commercial experience in investment banking and financial markets
This programme is run jointly by the School of Mathematical Sciences and the School of Economics and Finance
Ideal for students with a good undergraduate degree in mathematics or a subject with significant mathematics content. No prior knowledge of finance is expected

Facilities

  • Our new, £18m Mathematical Sciences building with high-quality teaching rooms, private and group study areas and a new social hub
  • A shared office and dedicated computer lab with Bloomberg terminals for MSc students
  • Library access to 8,000 mathematical books and subscriptions to a large number of mathematical journals
  • On-campus accommodation for all new full-time postgraduate students from outside London

Career paths

You will be equipped to undertake a wide range of careers in the banking and finance sector in roles that require a high level of numeracy, problem-solving and computing expertise, as well as in marketing, public services, consultancy, industry and commerce.

Typical roles would be in areas such as quantitative analysis, software development, derivatives trading, risk management, investment management, sales, marketing and consultancy.

Graduates may also go on to:

  • undertake PhD studies
  • work for major investment banks
  • use their programming skills (especially C++) in information technology companies and fintech start-ups

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of a campus, with guaranteed first-year accommodation, in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 103 8

    49th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    160 73%

    13th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    96th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    146 61%

    32nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    59th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    69th

    2

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