Hi I am a recent graduate from the university of north carolina with a bachelor degree in business administration and I have a very strong interest in the msc in financial engineering. In regards to my degree, and in case i am lacking some more mathematical course would that be an issue? If yes how can I solve that to be considered?
It is hard to say whether you will be a successful applicant who will get an offer for the FinENg degree without looking at your academic transcripts. We normally require a strong background in ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations, mathematical statistics, the probability theory, numerical methods, and programming. Given yur undergraduate experience, another option for you would be to apply for the Mathematical Finance programme run by the School of Economics.
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which mathematics curriculum do financial engineering students need to prepare in advance
We require a solid background in ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations, statistics, probability theory, and basic numerical methods. We also require some programming skills. Good knowledge of stochastic processes is an advantage but is not necessary.
Which is the main difference between MSc Financial Engineering and MSc Mathematical Finance?
The MSc FinEng programme is run by the School of Mathematics. Most modules on the programme have a strong mathematical component and require a solid mathematical background. The MSc Mathematical Finance programme is run by the School of Economics. I do not know all details but I presume that they have a stronger financial syllabus for that programme and a softer mathematical content.