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Financial Mathematics
Financial Mathematics, MSc
Financial Mathematics, MSc

Financial Mathematics, MSc

  • ID:UOA440170
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a degree in a numerate subject such as Computing Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or Physics, at 2:1 (upper second class) UK Honours level (or an Honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth).

English requirements

  • IELTS Academic

OVERALL - 6.0 with: Listening - 5.5; Reading - 5.5; Speaking - 5.5; Writing - 6.0


OVERALL - 78 with: Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 21

  • PTE Academic

OVERALL - 54 with: Listening - 51; Reading - 51; Speaking - 51; Writing - 54

  • Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency:

OVERALL - 169 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 162; Speaking - 162; Writing - 169

Course Information

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.

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Pathway Courses

International students who do not meet the direct entry requirements have the opportunity to complete the Undergraduate Foundation Programme at the University of Aberdeen International Study Centre. Upon successful completion you can progress to an undergraduate degree in Arts and Social Sciences with us.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • 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.

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