PROGRAM DETAILSProgramme Code:
S304Medium of instructions:
Background of the Programme
This programme is designed to fulfil the growing interest on the usage of quantitative principle and approach within the field of finance through evolving curriculum with embeds the usage of new technology to assist data driven decision and in-depth analysis.
Objectives of the Programme
The Master of Science (Financial Mathematics) programme is designed to achieve the following objectives: · 1) To produce financial mathematicians who use advanced, quantitative, and practical knowledge to solve problems and produce quality research. ·
2) To produce financial mathematicians who can lead, make meaningful contributions in the team and practice effective communication among team members and other relevant parties. ·
3) To produce financial mathematicians who are competitive by leveraging current digital technology developments in providing services and able to create new opportunities. ·
4) To produce financial mathematicians who are independent, ethical and practice good governance in providing professional services.
The career paths for financial mathematics graduates cover a large area of the financial services industry, which includes job opportunities in commercial banks, accounting and financial consulting firms, investment firms, insurance companies, investment banks, brokerage firms, public institutions, international organisations as well as technology vendors and software that provides products and services to the financial industry. Due to the high mathematical ability required in the contemporary financial industry, there is always a room for a well-trained financial mathematician, which makes the graduates from this field are much in demand by the industry.
A feel for the work of financial mathematicians can be gained from the following websites: · https://www.bursamalaysia.com/market/ ·