Master Degree in Financial Mathematics
What you'll study
The influence of mathematics can be felt in almost every aspect of modern life, including finance, medical science, digital communications and even weather forecasting.
A Mathematics degree at the Sun University will take you on a fascinating journey, preparing you for industry or further study.
As a highly regarded discipline, mathematics both underpins contemporary life and is a fascinating subject in its own right.
The skills you learn by studying and applying mathematics prove invaluable in solving the complex problems faced in business – so it is no surprise that Sun University Mathematics graduates are in great demand in today’s workplace.
Our degree programmes encompass some of the latest advances in mathematics and statistics, finance and even music. We continually develop the scope and flavour of our programmes and aim to make them as flexible as possible.
Their modular structure enables you to choose from a range of options, with plenty of choice available in the later years.
As well as gaining an overview of the key theories and techniques that underlie modern pure and applied mathematics, you will be given ample opportunity to study specialised topics in depth, letting you focus on your specific interests.
Our programmes produce graduates who are highly numerate and computer literate, and who have also developed well-honed analytical and other transferable skills, equipping them for a variety of interesting and rewarding careers.
Along with acquiring these specific technical skills, you will gain a broad knowledge base and develop important general skills such as thinking independently, communicating effectively, meeting deadlines and engaging productively in teamwork.
In addition to opening up a range of stimulating career prospects, our programmes are also an excellent preparation for further study.
Providing the ideal preparation for a career in finance, our Master Degree in Financial Mathematics consists of one-third core mathematics, one-third statistics and one-third economics and finance.
These programmes also include financial topics such as analysis of shares, equities, cash flows and interest rates, along with an introduction to the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics.
In the final year, half of each programme consists of core modules in statistics and financial economics, alongside a choice of options ranging from Games, Markets and Information to Chaotic Dynamics.