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MFinMath Financial Mathematics

Catalog id : 5573
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
34944 AUD
National
27280 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87
TOEFL-PBT (min)570

About this course

The Master of Financial Mathematics is designed to meet the strongly increasing demand for skilled quantitative finance professionals to provide expert support to a wide range of industries including banking, insurance, utility companies, investment companies and companies affected by international exchange rates. As graduates, students will possess quantitative finance skills to utilise sophisticated mathematical models and high level statistical analysis skills to assist investment decisions, to manage investment portfolios, for financial planning, for development of financial products and pricing, and for business risk analysis.

Study options:

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

  • Doctor of Philosophy

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • Bachelor degree with first year university level mathematics (including single-variable and multi-variable calculus, ordinary differential equations and linear algebra). UQ or equivalent GPA of 5.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

 For International students:

  • Bachelor degree with first year university level mathematics (including single-variable and multi-variable calculus, ordinary differential equations and linear algebra). UQ or equivalent GPA of 5.5 or above on a 7 point scale.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening)

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

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Course Modules

      Course Code Course Title       

      Part A:

  • CSSE7030 Introduction to Software Engineering
  • MATH7000 Calculus & Linear Algebra II
  • MATH7100 Applied Mathematical Analysis
  • STAT7003 Probability & Statistics

      Part B:

  • FINM7401 Finance
  • MATH7039 Financial Mathematics
  • MATH7049 Computation in Financial Mathematics
  • MATH7091 Financial Calculus

      Part C:

  • COSC7500 Numerical Methods in Computational Science
  • COSC7502 High-Performance Computing
  • ECON7001 Foundations in Macroeconomics
  • ECON7200 Economics of Financial Markets
  • ECON7310 Elements of Econometrics
  • ECON7350 Applied Econometrics for Macroeconomics and Finance
  • ECON7390 Financial Econometrics
  • FINM7402 Corporate Finance
  • FINM7403 Portfolio Management
  • FINM7405 Financial Risk Management
  • FINM7406 International Financial Management
  • MATH7202 Advanced Topics in Operations Research
  • MATH7232 Operations Research & Mathematical Planning
  • MATH7405 Measure Theory
  • MATH7406 Control Theory
  • STAT7304 Probability Models & Stochastic Processes I
  • STAT7504 Advanced Probability & Stochastic Processes I
  • STAT7505 Advanced Probability & Stochastic Processes II

      Part D:

  • MATH7012 Project or Thesis
  • MATH7013 Minor Project A
  • MATH7014 Minor Project B
  • MATH7015 Mini Project A
  • MATH7016 Mini Project B
  • MATH7020 Project or Thesis in Financial Mathematics
  • MATH7021 Project or Thesis in Financial Mathematics

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form. 

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