MSc Financial Mathematics with Data Science – get ready for a career at the leading edge of the modern financial sector.

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University of Bath – Financial Mathematics with Data Science MSc – 1 year

Study our MSc Financial Mathematics with Data Science to develop your quantitative, mathematical, and computational skills ready for a career at the leading edge of the modern financial sector.

Finance is a dynamic industry, with fast-growing areas like FinTech driving innovation. Advances in machine learning and increased availability of data are allowing organisations to make better decisions and improve their services, and skills in data science are being increasingly sought after by industry.

Our Master’s degree in Financial Mathematics with Data Science reinforces your mathematical skills across a wide range of topics. You’ll gain a broad education in the mathematical and data science methods relevant to modern financial institutions, equipping you with the quantitative skills desired by employers. You’ll also develop a practical and theoretical understanding of the mathematics behind machine learning and data science tools, and software skills to successfully implement them.

Register to join our webinar on Wednesday 6 December from 1:30pm – 2:30pm GMT and discover more about our suite of data science master’s degrees at Bath.

Course highlights

  • Increase your employability with the numerical and computational knowledge desired by financial institutions
  • Be introduced to cutting-edge machine learning and data science topics and gain the programming skills to successfully implement solutions using these tools
  • Benefit from the experience of practitioners and experts, and see how mathematical methods and data science tools are used in real-world settings
  • Apply your practical knowledge in a range of coursework activities and receive personalised support for your learning through our regular drop-in sessions
  • Carry out an investigative research project exploring a problem of importance to the financial industry

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time

Career Opportunities

Through our MSc you’ll gain further skills and knowledge in mathematics and data science, opening up a wide range of career and research pathways to you when you graduate.

Graduates from the Department are now working in a range of roles at:

  • P. Morgan
  • Allianz
  • The Bank of America
  • and a wide range of specialised FinTech, Data Science and Financial Services companies, such as Shift Technology, Creditsights, Zopa and Fincad

Entry requirements

A first or strong second-class undergraduate degree or international equivalent.

To apply for this course, your undergraduate degree should be in a programme that incorporates substantial elements of both mathematics and computing such as mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, chemistry, engineering or economics.

We will also consider other subjects, for example, geography or biology, which may meet the criteria depending on their specific mathematical and computing content.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Hear staff talk about the background of this new course, what skills you’ll learn and the benefits to your career.

Find out more about the course

Join our online event

If you’d like to find out more about studying MSc Financial Mathematics with Data Science, or any of our data science master’s degrees at Bath, join our live webinar on Wednesday 6 December from 1:30pm – 2:30pm GMT. During the webinar, our teaching staff will take you through the differences between our data science courses to help you decide which course could be right for you.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK and International students

University of Bath Campus

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