September 13th, 2022: The University of Birmingham Dubai is now inviting applications from Indian students for their MSc Financial Mathematics programme for the September 2023 intake.
MSc Financial Mathematics at the University of Birmingham Dubai is a globally respected degree taught by world leaders in their fields. This programme covers topics that develop mathematical and computational skills along with the ability to conduct financial analysis. It equips students with the knowledge to assess and reduce risks when exploring investment opportunities in the face of uncertainty. The degree is both technical and practical ensuring students acquire in-depth knowledge and skills applied to the area of finance and learn computational and programming techniques.
Extended project work provides opportunities to the students to develop wider skills which help them advance quickly in their future careers.
The MSc Financial Mathematics Programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, class discussions, group work, case-study analysis and presentations. Assessments will take the form of individual essays, group assessments, end-of-term examinations and a dissertation.
Core modules will develop the understanding of scientific and engineering programming, and advanced mathematical models in Mathematical Finance.
Students will also benefit from small class sizes and personalized one-to-one sessions with their tutors.
Course dates: September 2023
- A good Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent recognised institutions in India
- The Business School will consider holders of three-year degree programmes (first class or very good upper second class) from recognised institutions in India
- IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.
Application process and admission details: Applications for September 2023 will open in October after 2022 intake applications close. There is no application fee.
The following information will usually be needed before a decision can be made on an application:
- One academic reference (or if appropriate to the programme applied for, it could be from the applicant’s employer)
- Academic transcript(s) for all prior degrees – originals or certified photocopies
- Personal Statement, approximately 5000 characters, explaining why you are interested in studying in your chosen programme
- Certificate to show competency in the English language if English is not your first language and you have already taken a test (not mandatory to submit at the time of application). Students can be considered for a waiver.
Applicants may be required to submit further documents in support of their application.
Scholarship: Scholarship options at the University of Birmingham Dubai are designed to benefit all new students and the financial rewards can be carried forward through the entire programme across the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. For September 2023 entry the university offered scholarships of up to 40% to Indian students based on academic performance. Please contact the team for more details.
About The University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham is a global top 100 university and a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities.
The University of Birmingham was established by Queen Victoria in 1900 as Great Britain’s first civic university, where students from all religions and backgrounds were accepted on an equal basis. Renowned for its research excellence, the University’s researchers have received 10 Nobel Prizes. From pioneering organ transplants, discovering gravitational waves and furthering understanding of Shakespeare, to developing cures for cancer, advances in robotics and revealing the structure of DNA, the University has been at the forefront of some of the most ground-breaking discoveries of the last 100 years.
The University of Birmingham Dubai adheres to the same teaching standards and values as the Birmingham campus, bringing the heritage, prestige, and global recognition of the UK campus to Dubai. The University of Birmingham Dubai’s iconic new campus will be embedded with cutting-edge technology, allowing innovative, multidisciplinary teaching and learning to deliver an educational experience like no other in Dubai.
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