Our financial mathematics degree provides an ideal platform if you are interested in pursuing a career in the financial sector. This degree in financial mathematics is based on the type of mathematics and statistics used daily in the financial industry. You will study asset price modelling, risk-neutral pricing, time series analysis and actuarial mathematics. An optional work placement means you can test new skills and knowledge in a working environment. Popular career destinations for our financial mathematics graduates include the financial, insurance, banking and investment sectors. The course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, the UK's chartered professional body for mathematicians, so with further experience, you could achieve chartered mathematician status. In the 2019 Guardian University Guide, our mathematics courses were ranked in the top 10 in the UK. What you should know about this course
- The Financial Mathematics plays a vital role in the development of the modern financial service industry
- The BSc Hons Financial Mathematics course will provide a strong background in mathematics and statistics, and introduce you to the role of analytics in the business world
- Throughout the course, students develop knowledge of financial analytics which includes asset price modelling, the risk-neutral pricing of financial derivatives, actuarial mathematics, and financial time series
- Overall, employers across many financial sectors place a high value on the knowledge and transferable skills acquired by the graduates of this course.
- Our Mathematical Science degrees are consistently highly ranked for student satisfaction: 1st in London by the Complete University Guide 2019 and 6th in the UK in the 2019 Guardian University league tables for Mathematics.
On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Mathematics and its Applications, Institute of
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers. We also consider equivalent qualifications in English and Maths at Level 2, in place of GCSEs.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
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School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
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