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. 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 Mathematics degrees are consistently highly ranked: 1st in London for student satisfaction & feedback, 2nd for student satisfaction with teaching (Guardian league table, 2022).

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

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.


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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71%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
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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 £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Financial Mathematics at University of Greenwich - UCAS