University of Glasgow

Degree level: Undergraduate

Finance and Statistics

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Course summary

FINANCE & STATISTICS: - Finance is the study of the theory and practice of financial decision-making. Statistics is a scientific discipline that is concerned with the drawing of objective conclusions from investigations where outcomes are subject to uncertainty or variability. This programme will train you in both mathematics and finance, making you highly desirable to employers, and uses guest lecturers and tutors from the financial sector.

Course details


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.

If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeGN33
Institution code G28
Campus nameGilmorehill (Main) Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level A*AB - AAA Must include Mathematics. Must also have GCSE English at Grade B or above. Applicants will receive an offer conditional on attaining A*AB/AAA. Applicants who achieve A*AB/AAA are guaranteed entry. Applicants who achieve grades less than A*AB/AAA but higher than ABB will be considered for entry.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher ABBB - AAAAAB Must include Mathematics and at least one further Science subject and English OR an Arts/Humanities subject.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 38 points 3 HL subjects at 6,6,6 including English and Mathematics. Whilst HL6 is preferred for English and Mathematics, SL6 will be considered for ONE of the subjects. Maths Studies at SL6 acceptable if not taking HL or SL Mathematics.

SQA applicants entering from S5 are required to achieve AAAAB by the end of S5. Applicants who achieve less than AAAAB by the end of S5 but achieved at least ABBB MAY receive a conditional offer, but a decision will not be made on these applications until March once all applications have been reviewed. Conditional offers to these applicants will require them to achieve AAAAAB cumulatively by the end of S6.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £27750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £27750 Whole course
Wales £27750 Whole course
Channel Islands £27750 Whole course
EU £7280 Whole course
Scotland £7280 Whole course
International £84080 Whole course

Additional fee information

◾The University of Glasgow offer students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales one free year of tuition fees, meaning that these students only pay for 3 years of this 4 year degree programme ◾Support for students from England Northern Ireland and Wales - We offer a range of bursaries, scholarships to well qualified students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/englandwalesandnorthernireland/ for more details ◾The Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) pays tuition fees to the University for eligible Scottish domiciled and EU students (except those in England, Wales or Northern Ireland). Check your eligibility for SAAS funding at www.saas.gov.uk You must apply for payment of your fees to SAAS before the start of each year of your programme of study.If you do not apply for SAAS funding or SAAS determine that you are ineligible then you will become personally liable for your fees.◾Additional International fees -The following additional fees are applicable: Examinations-only students pay the registration fee of £110 The General Council fee is £50. For more information relating to International Fees please visit: www.gla.ac.uk/international/ ◾The University of Glasgow offers a range of scholarships to support our students, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/ for more details.
Finance and Statistics at University of Glasgow - UCAS