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Overview

The MSc Financial Mathematics programme provides you with the advanced analytical training, quantitative knowledge and practical skill sets required to operate as a professional in modern financial institutions.

Offering a solid education in financial analysis, risk management and financial engineering, the programme is the perfect foundation for a successful career in the finance and banking industries. You will undertake advanced mathematics and programming modules designed with practical applications in mathematical and quantitative finance.

Our graduates can confidently work with complex financial data to provide innovative solutions to challenges in a range of business contexts.

Why should I study Financial Mathematics at XJTLU?

  • Enjoy a balance between theoretical and practical knowledge, which is crucial for a successful career in the financial industry
  • Gain experience in working with financial data and with different terminals, such as the Wind Financial Terminal that provides data on the Chinese market
  • Take advantage of our industry links with a number of networking and internship opportunities available
  • Earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the MSc Financial Mathematics programme, you will have:

  • an advanced understanding of financial mathematics and quantitative analysis
  • practical mathematics and object-oriented programming skills linking finance theories to real-world application
  • the ability to devise, plan and undertake complex research projects in the field of financial mathematics
  • skills in research, evaluation and analysis and the quantitative techniques to evaluate and interpret complex data and research literature.
Our financial mathematics master program here at XJTLU is an intensive one and half year graduate program. One year coursework taught by specialists with international teaching and research experience and half year practical training and master thesis.
Yi Hong
Programme director

Modules

The rigorous academic training in Financial Mathematics helped me lay a solid foundation in mathematics and economics. Moreover, the connections between our programme and the finance industry provided me with a variety of internship opportunities, which is crucial to my career development.
Guangyu Wang
Student, MSc Financial Mathematics

Careers

Graduates from this programme are well prepared for a range of roles in the business world in organisations including banks, investment firms, insurance companies, consulting services to the financial industry, and government regulation agencies. The programme also offers a solid foundation for pursuing a career in research or academia.