Admissions Open for M.Sc. Financial Mathematics at University of Birmingham, Dubai for 2023

Sristy Sharma
Updated on Sep 09, 2022 07:09 PM IST

The University of Birmingham’s Dubai campus has invited applications for an MSc degree in Financial Mathematics from Indian students. The campus is fast becoming the go-to university for master’s and doctorate degrees.

Admissions Open for M.Sc. Financial Mathematics at University of Birmingham, Dubai for 2023
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The University of Birmingham, Dubai, has opened applications for their MSc Financial Mathematics program and has invited international students to apply for it for the September 2023 intake.

The university shall start reviewing applications for MSc in Financial Mathematics for September 2023 intake once the October 2022 intakes are closed. 

Program Outline of MSc Financial Mathematics at University of Birmingham Dubai

The program outline for the MSc Financial Mathematics course at the University of Birmingham, Dubai, is summarised as follows:

  • The syllabus includes: 

    • development of mathematical and computational skills, 

    • skills to conduct financial analysis, 

    • knowledge to assess and reduce risks, 

    • explore investment opportunities, 

    • technical and practical applied skills for finance, and

    • learning scientific and engineering programming techniques.

  • The course shall be delivered through the following methods: 

    • seminars, 

    • lectures, 

    • class discussions, 

    • group work, 

    • case study analysis, and 

    • Presentations.

  • Students shall have to complete the following assessments during the course: 

    • individual essays, 

    • group assessments, 

    • end-of-term-examinations, and 

    • Dissertation.

  • Extended project works, theoretical and practical are an active part of the university’s course curriculum.

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Admission Requirements 2023 for MSc Financial Mathematics at University of Birmingham Dubai 

The University of Birmingham Dubai has announced specialised eligibility criteria for Indian students. Students can refer to the criteria below to apply for the MSc Financial Mathematics course at the university.

Eligibility Criteria: 

To apply for the course, Indian students need to showcase the following to get considered as eligible candidates for admission:

  • Honours degree of 2:1 or higher level or a postgraduate diploma.

  • The degree or diploma must have been done from a UK university or an Indian university recognised equivalently.

  • OR, three-year degree programmes with a first-class or very good upper second class, from an Indian university.

  • IELTS overall band score of 6.5, with sectional 6.0 bands each.

Documents Required: 

Indian students need to submit the following documents as part of their application:

  • One reference letter, academic or professional,

  • Academic transcripts of all prior degrees,

  • Personal Statement, stating interest in studying MSc Financial Mathematics, of approximately 5,000 characters,

  • English proficiency certificate, and

  • Any additional document requirements as stated by the university.

Note: Students can apply for an English proficiency test waiver if they have already taken an equivalent test, which is valid until application submission.

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University of Birmingham Dubai Scholarships 2023

The University of Birmingham, Dubai, offer scholarships to Indian students for bachelor’s, master’s, foundation, and doctoral degrees. The university has offered a scholarship of up to 40% of their educational expenses to Indian students. These scholarships are applicable for September 2023 intakes and their award quantum shall be based on the academic performance of the applicant.

About University of Birmingham, Dubai

The University of Birmingham Dubai is an overseas campus of the University of Birmingham UK. The university was established in 1900 by Queen Victoria. Both the Dubai and UK campuses are a part of the elite Russell Group of UK Universities, equivalent to the Ivy League in the USA.

The Dubai campus has a gold rating in TEF and has 10 Nobel awardees affiliated with it. The campus also has indigenous research credits in the fields of organ transplants, gravitational waves, cancer cure development, furthering understanding of Shakespeare, revealing the structure of DNA, advanced robotics, etc. 

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