University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

Financial Mathematics

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Course summary

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.

Course details

Assessment method

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.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mathematics and its Applications, Institute of

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications. We also accept equivalent qualifications at Level 2, such as Functional Skills in mathematics and English.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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80%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2021/22 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2022/23 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Financial Mathematics at University of Greenwich - UCAS