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Proving mathematics knowledge


I'm keen on applying for the next cycle of MFE admissions in 2025.

My background is a BSc in Economics and an MSc in Computer Science.

I don't have any formal coursework with the strict name of "Linear Algebra", or "Calculus I,II,III", rather I self-taught myself mathematics by working through textbooks or university modules such as Econometrics, Quant Economics and Machine Learning.

What are some useful ways of demonstrating mathematical aptitude - does it need to be a marked course (e.g., the extended learning offered by UC Berkeley/San Diego) or would a Coursera course certificate of completion suffice?

Bear in mind, I'm not learning mathematical concepts for the first time, I'd simply be doing it for the sake of not getting screened out for lack of mathematical knowledge.

Please keep in mind that self study won't help you much in your quant program application if it doesn't result into a score or a deemed certification.
Also, make sure to do Probability Theory, it is a pre-rquisite for almost all the programs.