Quantitative Finance

How to apply

Apply online

Advice to applicants

Your statement of purpose should answer specific questions outlined below.  Applications will not be successful without this statement. 

  1. Please tell us your current overall average, the average for your economics, maths or finance major / specialization, and if possible your position in class.
  2. Please list any other economics, mathematics, quantitative, or finance courses or qualifications you have taken in addition to your undergraduate degree.
  3. Please tell us why you are interested in the MSc Quantitative Finance course at Alliance MBS and how the course will impact on your future.
  4. It is very competitive to gain a place on this course.  Please tell us what makes you stand out as an exceptional applicant compared to others.

How your application is considered

Applications cannot be processed without the following:

  • up-to-date English language score outlining individual element scores (where applicable),
  • first and second year transcript and a list of final year modules
  • two academic references (at least one will be required at the time of application)
  • statement of purpose
  • copy of passport (for non home/EU students only)

Scanned copies will be accepted at the time of application.


To defer your offer to the following year, you must contact your admission officer to get a copy of the deferral form.  You can only defer your place for one year.


If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again. Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry. In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved. We may draw upon all information from your previous applications or any previous registrations at the University as a student when assessing your suitability for your chosen course.

2015 course profile These figures are for 2015 entry and can vary each year.

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Age range: 21-33
Nationalities: 5

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