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BU5972: FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS DISSERTATION (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

​There is an interest in raising the level of understanding of mathematics in the financial sector. This course is a part of the new MSc programme in Financial Mathematics and provides students with the theoretical and practical skills related to mathematical modelling of financial markets.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Third Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Mauro Papi

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course is the capstone of the programme in Financial Mathematics. A significant individual piece of work (supervised by a staff member) showing an ability to think, research, organise and analyse.  

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

The feedback will be give through regular meetings with the supervisor and in the form of the report on the dissertation.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

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FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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