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The Institute for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics offers a variety of study options. These range from undergraduate degrees, to taught master's programmes and postgraduate research degrees.

IFAM is a vibrant, engaging and stimulating environment to study. You will learn from internationally recognised experts who will encourage you to take part in research projects at the Institute.

We offer spring and summer schools in partnership with industry for our students to gain further skills and increase their employability.

Our actuarial and financial mathematics programmes offer a wide range of modules, providing a strong foundation for a successful career in banking, insurance, software development, research institutions or government agencies.

Undergraduate programmes

Mathematics with Finance BSc

Actuarial Mathematics BSc

Mathematics and Economics BSc

Master's programmes

The MSc in Financial Mathematics programme is designed to equip you with the mathematical and computational skills required for a career in the finance and insurance industries.

Postgraduate research

Studying for a PhD within the Institute provides an opportunity to explore and enhance our understanding of financial and actuarial mathematics. Through our industry contacts, you will also be able to see how these new insights apply in the real world.

You will be expected to tackle problems which require a high level of mathematical understanding. You are required to have a degree with a significant mathematical component.

Candidates from the UK are expected to have at least a 2:1 degree from a leading university. International students should also be of a comparable level.

The Institute will help exceptional candidates obtain funding to cover the tuition fees as well as a stipend to cover living expenses.

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