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MMath Mathematics with Financial Mathematics / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
MMath (Honours)
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer
A* (Mathematics) AA - A (Mathematics) AA
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
34 points overall including 18 points at Higher Level.  Higher Level points must include 6 in Mathematics.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
No data available.
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
G1NJ
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

This flexible single-honours undergraduate master's degree programme is designed for those who are interested in learning about some of the recent applications of mathematics to the financial sector and pursuing a career in this area. It enables you to acquire a working knowledge of models and procedures and modern financial mathematics as applied in banks, broker companies and insurance companies as well as in the financial departments of national and international companies. You get good all-round mathematical knowledge together with the ability to experience more specialised results, methods and ideas. You get an education in sufficient depth in these areas to enable you to undertake postgraduate studies, conduct mathematical research or work as a specialist mathematician in industry, business or higher education.

A core of basic mathematics provides you with the fundamental mathematical knowledge and skills, and the basis for more advanced work later on. The core material is covered in the first three semesters, up to the mid-point of your second year. You develop your capacity to learn and apply mathematical ideas, to understand the significance and power of mathematics, and to acquire a thorough knowledge and understanding of those mathematical topics that any employer would expect of a mathematics graduate. After your first three semesters, you choose your lecture courses from a widening range of options in order that you can pursue whichever areas of mathematics most interest you. You also undertake a substantial finance-related final year project.

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2017 will be £9,250, subject to government regulations on fee increases.. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £21,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Scholarships/sponsorships

The School of Mathematics offers scholarships for academically excellent students from the UK and around the world; further details can be found on the School's website .

Contact details

Academic department
School of Mathematics
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5803
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 5819
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/maths
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