MSc Financial and Actuarial Mathematics

Please note that this programme is currently under review by the University and will not be available to study in 2019/20 and 2020/21. If you would like to discuss this or alternative programmes, please contact us by emailing

This programme is supported by the University of Liverpool’s prestigious Institute for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Therefore, as a student in London you will have access to this vibrant research community whilst studying within minutes of London’s financial centre.

DURATION: 12 months
START DATE(S): September 2019
CONTACT: Dr Sovan Mitra

The Financial and Actuarial Mathematics MSc incorporates all mathematical techniques, knowledge and skills required for careers in modern actuary.

This cutting edge MSc programme is oriented towards you if you want to receive a high-profile education in quantitative finance and actuarial science. The MSc will equip you with the mathematical, financial and computational skills needed to quantify and manage risk effectively in today’s finance, investment and insurance industries.

Graduate from this programme and you will be qualified to assess and solve problems in the financial and actuarial industry, to analyse and develop sophisticated mathematical models as well as to implement them in practice.

The MSc Financial And Actuarial Mathematics degree provides a good mathematical background for industry. The degree offers many useful skills and knowledge that a wide range of employers will find valuable.

Dr. Simon Wang, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AlgoLib ltd

As the Lead Data Scientist for Royal Mail PLC, I visited Liverpool University’s London campus and gave a talk to students on the MSc Financial and Actuarial Mathematics degree. The degree provides strong quantitative and mathematical skills that are highly relevant to many industries and to Data Science in particular.

Dr. Jeremy Bradley, Lead Data Scientist for Royal Mail PLC, previously Lead Data Scientist for Tesco PLC and Reader at Imperial College London