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Financial Mathematics (in conjunction with the University of Edinburgh)

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

Our MSc Financial Mathematics covers the advanced mathematics that’s revolutionised finance since the early 1970's. If you’re passionate about mathematics and keen to build a career in finance, it could be the ideal choice. The masters in Financial Mathematics course is part of the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences. It offers an intensive training in the mathematical ideas and tools vital to the finance industry. So it’ll equip you for a range of exciting and potentially high-earning career opportunities.

The MSc Financial Mathematics is part of a joint programme between us and the University of Edinburgh. So you’ll be fully enrolled at both universities. That means access to all the services offered by each institution, plus a degree certificate with both universities named as the awarding bodies.

Entry Requirements

Entry requires a UK 2.1 degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related subject with a substantial mathematics content from a British or overseas university.

We are looking to train those who not only have a strong background in mathematics, but who also possess the ability to communicate effectively, and have the desire to succeed in a dynamic and competitive industry.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time
Part time (work based)

Course Length

12 months

Faculty

School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Department

Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

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