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University College Dublin: Financial Mathematics
|Institution||University College Dublin View institution profile|
|Department||UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics|
|Telephone||+353 1 716 8500|
The MSc in Financial Mathematics is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in Mathematics or a related field, who wish to gain a competitive advantage in the financial sector by acquiring the strong mathematical and statistical background demanded by high-level quantitative roles. The proposed programme will equip students with the relevant contemporary knowledge and skills, including new digital innovations such as machine learning with financial applications, computational finance and statistical and data analysis. In the Summer Trimester students will explore their theoretical and applied knowledge in greater depth by completing a dissertation or they will be able to apply their theoretical knowledge to real-world situations via a work placement with a financial firm. Among our industry partners we list: AIB, FINCAD (Zafin Capital Markets Group) and Grant Thornton Advisory, Quantitative Risk.
|Level||NFQ Level 9|
The minimum entry requirement will be a 2:1 (or equivalent grade) BSc in Financial Mathematics, Mathematics, Applied and Computational Mathematics, or Statistics.
Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.
Students meeting the programme’s academic entry requirements but not the English language requirements, may enter the programme upon successful completion of UCD’s Pre-Sessional or International Pre-Master’s Pathway programmes. Please see the following link for further information http://www.ucd.ie/alc/programmes/pathways/
University College Dublin
University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. Ranked in the top 1% of institutions worldwide, in the overall 2023 QS World University Rankings, UCD was named 181 in the world.
UCD, Ireland’s Global University, is Ireland’s largest university. Established in 1854, the university has a student body of over 38,000 students with more than 9,500 international students drawn from 152 countries. UCD is Ireland's leader in graduate education with over 12,000 graduate students; almost a quarter of whom are graduate research students.
Students are attracted to UCD by the strength …
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