Mathematical Sciences postgraduate degrees (MSc) Dr Thomas Prellberg Director of Taught Programmes School of Mathematical Sciences Master of Science (MSc) Degrees • MSc in Mathematics (with option in Statistics) • MSc in Mathematical Finance (since 2012) • MSc in Mathematics of Networks (from 2014) MSc duration: 12 months Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun e July Aug Semester A: 12 weeks Semester B: 12 weeks Exams: 6 weeks Dissertation: 12 weeks MSc Mathematics • Prepares for research in mathematics or statistics • Flexible degree allowing variety or specialisation •Designed for graduates with good maths BSc degree • £2,500 Bursaries available for outstanding candidates MSc Mathematics Compulsory module: •Research Methods Choose 7 further modules across pure/applied/statistics Pure mathematics modules: •Advanced Combinatorics •Extremal Combinatorics •Further Topics in Algebra •Group Theory •Measure Theory and Probability •Topology MSc Mathematics Statistics modules: •Applied Statistics •Bayesian Statistics •Computational Statistics •Topics in Probability and Stochastic Processes Applied mathematics modules: •Complex Systems •Dynamical Systems •Graphs and Networks •Processes on Networks •Topics in Scientific Computing MSc Mathematical Finance • Joint programme with School of Economics and Finance • Prepares for employment in banking and finance • Designed for graduates with good maths background • £10,000 Bursaries available for outstanding candidates MSc Mathematical Finance Pre-sessional module: •Probability and Statistics Core modules: •Computational Methods in Finance •Foundations of Mathematical Modelling in Finance •Investments •Advanced Asset Pricing Modelling •Stochastic Calculus and Black Scholes Theory MSc Mathematical Finance Elective modules include: •Econometrics A •Investment Management •Time Series Analysis •Topics in Probability and Stochastic Processes •Advanced Computing in Finance •Advanced Portfolio Theory and Risk Management •Bayesian Statistics •Financial Derivatives •Financial Econometrics •Risk Management for Banking MSc Mathematics of Networks • Joint programme with Networks Group (EECS) • Prepares for a host of career opportunities in network and modelling related industries •Designed for graduates with good maths background • £2,500 Bursaries available for outstanding candidates MSc Mathematics of Networks Presessional module: •Basics of Programming Compulsory modules: •Research Methods •Graphs and Networks •Topics in Probability and Stochastic Processes •Machine Learning •Processes on Networks •Digital Media and Social •High Performance Computing Elective modules include: •Topics in Scientific Computing •Computational Statistics Blizzard Building Lincoln’s Inn Fields Westfield Student Village Charterhouse Square

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# MSc - School of Mathematical Sciences