MATH3311 Mathematical Computing for Finance

course handout MATH3311 is a Mathematics Level III course. See the course overview below.

Units of credit: 6

Prerequisites: MATH2120 or MATH2121 or MATH2130 or MATH2221, and MATH2501 or MATH2601 and 6 units of credit in Level II Statistics.

Cycle of offering: Term 2 

Graduate attributes: The course will enhance your research, inquiry and analytical thinking abilities.

More information: This recent course handout (pdf) contains information about course objectives, assessment, course materials and the syllabus.

The Online Handbook entry contains up-to-date timetabling information.

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Course Overview

Ultimately, finance is concerned with making definite numerical recommendations which frequently can only be obtained by analysing sophisticated models using high-speed computers. This course studies the design, implementation and use of computer programs to solve practical mathematical problems of relevance to finance, insurance and risk management.