You'll study the pricing of financial contracts such as financial and real options, management of investment portfolios, capital adequacy requirements for financial institutions, valuation of firms, optimal capital management and optimal contracting.
Our 1.5 year full-time program offers you a practical and flexible curriculum that you can tailor to your interests and career goals through a range of elective courses, including Computation in Financial Mathematics, Financial Calculus, Machine Learning, Financial Risk Management, and Econometrics of Financial Markets.
You'll also be able to experience financial markets first-hand with an industry placement project, applying your knowledge and skills while working in sectors such as banking, energy trading or superannuation.
With a Master of Financial Mathematics qualification from UQ you'll be highly sought after by investment banks, corporate risk management units, insurance companies, fund management institutions, financial regulatory bodies, brokerage firms and trading companies.
Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to: