Financial Mathematics is a study field that focuses on the application of mathematical methods to financial problems. A Master’s Degree in Financial Mathematics aims to develop a student’s understanding of quantitative methodologies and techniques which are important for a range of jobs in investment banking and other financial institutions. The programme will also enhance their critical appreciation of major issues and emerging theory in the area of financial mathematics and improve their personal skills, logical reasoning, quantitative analysis and presentation of technical results. Graduates of Financial Mathematics are prepared for a range of careers in the financial sector, industry and research. Most graduates work in banking (investment funds and hedge funds) and financial software companies. Common jobs include quantitative analysis, risk management, investment banking, financial consultancy, insurance, accounting and academia.