Financial and Computational Mathematics

University College Cork


Course Name Financial and Computational Mathematics
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCFCM
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: 12 September 2022.
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Duration 1 year
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €8,130.

The Non-EU fee for this course is €18,500.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+- Candidates must have obtained at least a 2.2 degree or equivalent in the mathematical sciences or another quantitative subject.
- Candidates who have obtained at least a 2.2 honours degree in Engineering or Physics will be considered and should be...


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+Our postgraduate Financial and Computational Mathematics programme equips graduates in mathematics, physics, or engineering with the skills necessary to pursue a successful career in quantitative finance. Modern financial technology is based upon sop...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme Structure

Part I of the programme comprises 60 credits of taught modules.
Part II comprises a dissertation in Financial and Computational Mathematics worth 30 credits.

Part I
Core Modules
MF6010 Probability Theory in Finance (10 c...

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

Expand+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 m...

Further Enquiries Dr. Cónall Kelly
T:+353 21 4205848

Prof. Bernard Hanzon
T: +353 21 4205839
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