This degree provides you with a strong foundation in Mathematics, as well as financial and economic expertise. This combination is highly attractive to employers in a range of industries. The quality of this degree is reflected in the international businesses that seek out and employ our graduates. Our Mathematics with Finance and Economics graduates are in high demand, especially in the financial sector. To help you prepare for your future career ambitions, this course places an emphasis on applied mathematics and real-world problem solving.
- Become a graduate in demand – our students are highly sought after in financial sector
- Learn to solve real-world problems and develop the highly valued problem-solving and communication skills
- Master a wide range of mathematical topics and techniques, including computing and computational mathematics, statistics and probability – and how to apply them to real-world problems
- Develop in-demand expertise in financial and economic theory, such as financial markets, corporate finance, and micro- and macroeconomics
- Boost your employability with an optional paid one-year work placement – past students have secured placements at organisations such as Axa, Barclays, Bloomberg, Disney, GE Capital, IBM, J.P. Morgan, Microsoft and Toyota.
This three-year BSc Mathematics with Finance and Economics degree increases in choice and flexibility as you progress through the programme, so you can shape what to study to suit your interests. Year 1 -Functions, Vectors and Calculus (30 credits) -Algebra (15 credits) -Introduction to Microeconomics (15 credits) -Introduction to Macroeconomics (15 credits) -Linear Algebra (15 credits) -Introduction to Probability and Statistics (15 credits) -Skills, Careers and Employability Analysis for Mathematics students (5 credits) -Introduction to Modelling (15 credits) Year 2 -Programming and Data Science for the Professions (15 credits) -Real and Complex Analysis (30 credits) -Vector Calculus (15 credits) -Fundamentals of Finance (15 credits) -Professional Development and Employability (5 credits) -Intermediate Microeconomics 1 (15 credits) -Intermediate Microeconomics 2 (15 credits) -Intermediate Macroeconomics 1 (15 credits) -Intermediate Macroeconomics 2 (15 credits) -Sequences and Series (15 credits) -Applied Mathematics (15 credits) -Numerical Mathematics (15 credits) Year 3 -Differential Equations (30 credits) -Group Project (15 credits) -Operational Research (15 credits) -Corporate Finance (15 credits) -History of Economic Thought (15 credits) -International Finance (15 credits) -Financial Economics (15 credits) -Monetary Economics (15 credits) -The Economics of Addiction (15 credits) -Economics of European Integration (15 credits) -Money and Banking (15 credits) -Industrial Organisation (15 credits) -Financial Reporting (15 credits) -Discrete Mathematics (15 credits) -Advanced Complex Analysis (15 credits) -Game Theory (15 credits) -Dynamical Systems (15 credits) -Introduction to the Mathematics of Fluids (15 credits) -Introduction to Mathematical Physics (15 credits) -Mathematical Processes for Finance (15 credits) -Groups and Symmetry (15 credits) -Mathematical Biology (15 credits)
Assessment is based on examination and coursework. Marks are weighted in a 1:3:6 ratio for the three years of study to produce an overall aggregate. Types of assessment
- Set exercises or coursework, which you take home and complete with the aid of your notes.
- Formal unseen written examinations every year.
- Class or online tests.
- Group assessments, such as written reports, also form the basis of assessment for some modules.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Actuaries, Institute and Faculty of
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
- Course code:
- Institution code:
- Campus name:
- Main Site
- Campus code:
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Extended Project Qualification (EPQ): We welcome applications that include the EPQ and this may be taken into account in our offer. Mixed qualifications: Please email us to check your combination and to find out what requirements we would have for your specific combination of qualifications.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course