Programme Structure and Duration

The MSc programme consists of coursework (25 C) and two independent studies (3C each). The duration of the entire programme is two years (four semesters).

Evaluation Criteria

All the theory course modulus will be evaluated by written examinations and/or assignments where appropriate. Laboratory course modulus will be evaluated by assessments and/or end of the semester examinations. The Seminar will be evaluated by its content presentations.

Course Fee (2017 Intake)

Application Fee 2 000 LKR
Registration Fee 6 000 LKR
Course Fee 250 000 LKR
Examination Fee 17 000 LKR
Library Fee 2 000 LKR
Total 275 000 LKR

Please note that fees paid are non-refundable and subject to revision from time to time.

Degree Awarding Criteria

Students are required to take all 25 credits of core modules from Part I. Those who obtain a GPA of not less than 2.50 for Part I of the programme will be allowed to proceed to Part II of the programme. Students who fail to obtain a GPA of 2.50 but maintain a GPA of not less than 2.00 in Part I will be eligible for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Mathematics. The students who proceed to Part II and satisfactory completion of the modules in Part II and obtain a GPA of not less than 2.50 in Part I and Part II together will be eligible for the award of the M.Sc. (Coursework) in Financial Mathematics. Those who fail to obtain a GPA of 2.50 for Part I and Part II together of the programme but maintain a GPA of not less than 2.00 in Part I will be eligible for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Mathematics.

In addition to this, the general guidelines of the Faculty of Science are applicable to the award of the MSc (Coursework) and the Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Mathematics.

MSc in Financial Mathematics – Batch of 2017

Calling applications for MSc in Financial Mathematics will be closed on 27th February 2017.

Contact Us

Futher information regarding the program can be obtained from the Coordinator of the program

Dr. Sanjeewa Perera
Senior Lecturer
Course Coordinator
Department of Mathematics
PO. Box 1490
University of Colombo
Colombo 03

  • Tel: 011-250 7010
  • Tel: 071-535 2616
  • Email: mscfm@sci.cmb.ac.lk

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