Financial and Computational Mathematics

University College Cork


Course Name Financial and Computational Mathematics
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKR24
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Duration 1 year
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Entry Requirements

Expand+- Candidates must have obtained at least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in the mathematical sciences or another highly numerate discipline;
- Candidates who have obtained at least a 2.2 honours degree in Engineering or Physics may be considered ...


Expand+In Semesters 1 and 2 you can expect to attend an average of 12 hours of lectures and 6-8 hours of tutorials and lab sessions per week, which will be spread evenly throughout the working day. The remainder of your time will be spent in independent stu...

Course Content

Expand+Why Choose This Course

Employers in the banking and investment sector require graduates with a deep understanding of the relevant mathematical concepts as well as the practical and computational skills associated with applying them. This course pr...

Subjects Taught

Expand+PART 1
Core Module (45 credits)
MF6010 Probability Theory in Finance (10 credits)
MF6011 Derivatives, Securities, and Option Pricing (5 credits)
MF6012 Computational Finance I (5 credits)
MF6013 Computational Finance II (5 credits)
MF6014 Topic...

Assessment Method

Expand+A variety of assessment methods are used during this course. In addition to the traditional end-of-year written examinations, you will undertake a series of individual and group assignments and projects during the year in the areas of both management...

Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Graduates will be prepared for quantitative roles in the financial services sector and particularly in investment banking, including roles in financial engineering, quantitative finance, investment analysis and fund management. The programme also serves as a route to further study in this area.
Further Enquiries Dr. Cónall Kelly
T:+353 21 4205848

Prof. Bernard Hanzon
T: +353 21 4205839
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