MSc Financial Mathematics

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Program Description

MSc Financial Mathematics

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

The objective of the MSc in Financial Mathematics is to provide advanced analytical training, quantitative knowledge and practical skill-sets required by modern financial institutions. It aims to equip you with a solid education in financial analysis, risk management and financial engineering for successful careers in the finance and banking industries. It is heavily maths/ quant weighted with advanced maths modules and programming modules designed with practical applications in Mathematical/ Quant Finance.

THE PROGRAMME WILL EQUIP GRADUATES WITH:

  • Intellectual skills and theoretical understandings appropriate for the study of financial mathematics and quantitative analysis at postgraduate level;
  • Practical mathematics and object- oriented programming skills linking finance theories to real-world application;
  • Skills in research, evaluation and analysis and the quantitative techniques to evaluate and interpret complex data and research literature;
  • Skills and abilities to devise, plan and undertake complex research projects in the field of financial mathematics.

CORE MODULES

  • ADVANCED MODELLING METHODS IN FINANCE
  • ADVANCED FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS
  • COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN FINANCE
  • CONTINUOUS TIME FINANCE
  • ADVANCED STATISTICS
  • STOCHASTIC CALCULUS
  • DISSERTATION

ELECTIVE MODULES

  • MICROECONOMICS FOR FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS
  • MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS
  • QUANTITATIVE METHODS
  • NUMERICAL COMPUTATION IN FINANCE
  • ADVANCED RISK MANAGEMENT

CAREERS

A graduate degree in Financial Mathematics gives you many employment opportunities:

  • The business world such as banks, investment firms, insurance companies;
  • Government entities;
  • Teaching and research at universities or research institutions;
  • Consulting services to financial industries, government regulators, and business entities.

For more information regarding entry requirements and/or fees, please click here.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 11, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
18 months
Full time
Price
Price
90,000 CNY
Information
Deadline
June 30, 2016
Start date Sept. 2016
Place
China Suzhou
Application deadline June 30, 2016
End date Request Info
Duration 18 months
Price 90,000 CNY
Price for the entire 18-month programme