Science

Financial Mathematics - Masters Degree (Coursework)

1.5YEARS
KENSINGTON CAMPUS
MAP
INTAKE S1
ATTENDANCE PT or FT
MODE Classroom, Directed Research

Do you have a Mathematics or Statistics degree, or a degree in a related area, and wish to extend your knowledge of mathematical finance and statistics?  

The Master of Financial Mathematics program offers intensive, high-level training in principles of financial modelling and its mathematical foundations, statistical techniques, risk assessment, and computational techniques of financial mathematics. This program provides students with a route to high quality careers in the financial industry, and provides the financial sector with a stream of highly trained specialists in Quantitative Finance.

Assumed & recommended knowledge:

  • Completion of a Mathematics or Statistics major within a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Mathematics program, or a degree in a related area;
  • Sufficient mathematical/statistical background, and an average above 65 in relevant level III year university courses.

It is expected that successful applicants should have taken real analysis, partial differential equations, numerical methods, probability and stochastic processes and algebra. A formal application must be made by applying online. Prospective international students should note that they will need to meet the University's English language requirements. Entry to this program is available in March (Semester 1) only.

Sample careers list 

  • Applied mathematician
  • Applied statistician
  • Bank manger
  • Big data scientist    
  • Database administrator
  • Data modeller
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial controller
  • Insurance agent
  • Investment analyst
  • Labour market economist
  • Market research analyst
  • Mathematician
  • Mathematical modeller
  • Policy analyst
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Quantitative modeller
  • Risk analyst
  • Scientific programmer
  • Statistical consultant
  • Statistician
  • Superannuation fund manager
  • Trader

Program Code: 

8161

UAC Code: 

N/A

CRICOS Code: 

058739M

Award Level: 

  • Masters Degree (Coursework)

Award: 

Master of Financial Mathematics

Minimum Units Of Credit for Award: 

72