To apply for MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering you should have a First or Upper Second Class Honours undergraduate degree from a recognised university (or international equivalent) in a highly quantitative discipline such as:
Whilst there are no specific ‘A’ Level criteria, you should be aware that many banks and companies in the financial sector do have very strict grade requirements for their graduate programmes. We strongly recommend that you research the entry requirements of any companies you are interested in working for.
Prerequisite knowledge requirements
MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering is a highly quantitative programme and therefore all students commencing the programme are expected to be proficient in probability, calculus, matrix algebra and real analysis.
You should use the ‘Quantitative Experience Statement’ on the application form to list the most advanced quantitative courses that you have taken in your academic career to date and to provide brief examples of the relevant topics covered by the programme.
Complete our online Maths test to determine if you are suitable to apply for the programme.
GMAT is not required, but a well-balanced GMAT result with 650 or higher overall and 48/60 or better in the quantitative section will add weight to your application. If you have taken the GRE test, a score of 159 in the quantitative section of GRE will add weight to your application.