The UNSW Master of Financial Mathematics is a 1.7-year full-time (or part-time equivalent) postgraduate degree.

It is open to local and international students who have mathematics or statistics undergraduate degrees, or a Science degree with a major in those areas. It offers intensive, high-level training in the principles of financial modeling and the mathematical foundations of financial markets.

Finance Industry Skills

In the Master of Financial Mathematics, you’ll complete coursework subjects in computational methods for finance, stochastic processes and analysis, continuous and discrete-time financial modelling.

You’ll also undertake a research project and choose electives from a wide range of topics.

Our students develop advanced critical thinking skills and graduate with the ability to communicate complex issues effectively to a range of audiences. The program provides a pathway to the quantitative finance industry.

Your Career

This program was introduced in order to provide students with a route to high-quality careers in the financial industry. Skills in portfolio management, financial product pricing and analysis of business risk are highly prized by finance industries.

The Master of Financial Mathematics gives you training for an exciting career across the financial sector and government financial institutions. It can also provide great preparation for further research in mathematical finance. 

UNSW Mathematics and Statistics has an enviable reputation, ranked in the Top 50 in the World (QS Subject Rankings 2019) and the number two Australian Maths school.

What Our Students Say

“Grab the chance to learn from the experts as much as you can because UNSW, particularly the School of Mathematics and Statistics, offers opportunities to meet and network with many experts from all over the world. This network definitely will benefit you in the future.”

- Sabarina Shafie, Mathematics and Statistics graduate. 

Find Out More

You can find more information on this degree including entry requirements on the UNSW Degree Finder.