Study modes: Full-time
Programme website: Financial Mathematics
This masters is run jointly with Heriot-Watt University. It provides you with expertise in financial mathematics, including stochastic calculus, and a range of practical techniques for analysing financial markets. You will also learn quantitative skills for developing and managing risk that are in high demand since the recent financial crisis.
Adding depth to your learning, our work placement programme puts you at the heart of organisations such as Aberdeen Asset Management, Moody’s Analytics and Lloyds Banking Group.
This programme involves two taught semesters of compulsory and option courses, followed by a dissertation project.
Graduates typically work in major financial institutions or continue their studies by joining PhD programmes.
A UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in mathematics or a mathematical subject such as statistics, physics or engineering.
Check whether your international qualifications meet our general entry requirements:
All applicants must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of their English language ability:
an undergraduate or masters degree, that was taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country as defined by UK Visas and Immigration
Degrees taught and assessed in English must be no more than two and a half years old at the beginning of your degree programme. Language tests must be no more than two years old at the beginning of your degree programme.
Find out more about our language requirements:
Applications for this programme should be made through Heriot-Watt University.
Start date: September
Awards: MSc (12 mth FT)