Master of Financial Mathematics

University of Wollongong

The growth of quantitative and computational finance has led to an increased demand for professionals with skills in both finance and mathematics. In particular, skills in stochastic processes, numerical methods, partial differential equations and optimisation are crucial in industries such as banking, insurance, utilities, investment and any company affected by international exchange rates. Learn practical skills to lead the formulation, implementation and evaluation of models used by the financial sector to structure transactions, manage risk and construct investment strategies. The degree will be a valuable asset if individuals are seeking to further their career in managerial roles in the finance sector.

Course Fee:

$56,064.00

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or equivalent majoring in maths or statistics with an equivalent average mark of 60%

Structure:

The degree will normally occupy four (4) sessions of full-time study or eight (8) sessions of part-time study, and requires satisfactory completion of at least 96 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Financial mathematics

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor of Mathematics or Statistics may apply for credit for 24 credit points (one session). Applicants with a Bachelor Honours degree in Mathematics or Statistics may apply for credit for 48 credit points (one year).

Recognition:

Senior Associate membership of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia

Who for:

Graduates of finance, engineering and mathematics who are currently working in the financial sector

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00102E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong No info Yes Full time 2 years
Wollongong No info Yes Part time 4 years

Undergraduate

The Faculty of Business at UOW is renowned for producing graduates with well-developed analytical and interpersonal skills, ethical business decision-making knowledge, and a thorough grounding in the theory and practical application of their chosen business study area. We develop students into professionals, managers and business leaders who work in a myriad of different sectors, both nationally and globally.

Our courses are delivered at our Wollongong, Sydney CBD, Southern Sydney, Sydney city, Batemans Bay, Bega, Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven campuses.

Our degrees offer students maximum flexibility, with specialisations in the areas of accountancy, business innovation, business law, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, international economics, management, marketing, public relations, quantitative analysis in economics and supply chain management. There are also three specialised degrees combined with TAFE study in tourism, events and hospitality.

Studying a business degree will also give you the opportunity to study abroad for six months. UOW partners with more than 100 overseas educational institutions, which you can choose from when selecting a study destination.

From our Sydney CBD campus, we offer the Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Services. This program has an exclusive intake of 40 students each year. The small class sizes allow for maximum learning, industry projects and development opportunities where you will connect with firms and businesses directly related to your degree.

Postgraduate

The Sydney Business School is the graduate school of the Faculty of Business and offers high quality postgraduate business programs at the Sydney CBD Campus located at Circular Quay in Sydney, and UOW’s main campus in Wollongong. The Sydney Business School’s MBA program has been ranked No. 1 in Australia and No. 2 in the Global Top 20 MBAs by the London-based CEO Magazine in 2015.

Our postgraduate programs are designed for individuals seeking to deepen or expand expertise, build professional excellence or enhance their leadership capabilities. They are informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by industry, delivered by highly qualified and industry-experienced academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources. Programs range from graduate certificates and specialised master degrees to our high-quality MBA and EMBA programs.

Our strong links with industry, business and government ensures our programs reflect both industry and student needs.

Our student body is made up of citizens from around the world and our alumni and partners are spread across the globe. Nurturing this diversity and staying connected across the time zones is important to us. We work with our students, alumni and partners to enhance both collaborations and cultural appreciation.

Research

In addition to specialised coursework programs, the Faculty of Business offers opportunities to undertake postgraduate research, including masters by research, a Master of Business Research, a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Integrated or a Doctor of Business Administration.

For more information about our faculty and our degrees, visit business.uow.edu.au 

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