BSc Mathematics with Financial Mathematics / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
- Degree awarded
- BSc (Honours)
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
We typically accept the following results at GCE A level:
A* (Mathematics) AA to A (Mathematics) AA
A-level Further Maths is preferred but not essential. Those offering Further Maths are more likely to receive the AAA offer.
- Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
We make contextual data offers to students who are eligible . This is likely to be A (Maths) AB (if Further Maths is taken a grade A would be required).
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects to include 6 in HL Mathematics.
Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.
For this programme of study we will accept: Higher Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches only.
- Number of places/applicants
- No data available.
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- UCAS course code
- UCAS institution code
This very flexible single-honours 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 it is 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.
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 chose your lecture courses from a widening range of options in order that you can pursue whichever areas of mathematics most interest you. You can choose to do a final year project on a mathematical topic supervised by a member of staff.
Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2020 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £24,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
The Department 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 .
- Department of Mathematics
- +44 (0)161 275 5803
- +44 (0)161 275 5819
- School/Faculty overview
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