BSc Mathematics with Financial Mathematics / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- BSc (Honours)
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
A*AA including A* in Mathematics A-level.
- Typical contextual A-level offer
A*AB including A* in Mathematics A-level.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
37 points overall with 7,6,6 at Higher Level, including 7 in Mathematics.
We will only accept Higher Level Mathematics: analysis and approaches.
- Number of places/applicants
- No data available.
- How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
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.
You will cover core topics in the first year, developing your capacity to learn and apply mathematical ideas. In the second year you then choose two from three themes: Probability & Statistics, and a half of Pure Mathematics or Applied Mathematics, along with 20 credits from the Alliance Manchester Business School course units. You will understand the significance and power of mathematics, and will acquire a thorough knowledge and understanding of the mathematical and financial topics that any employer would expect of a math with finance graduate.
After your first two years, 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 can choose to do a final year project on a mathematical topic supervised by a member of staff.
Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For entry in 2022 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2023 entry.
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).
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