Mathematics plays a crucial role in the financial services industry. Our Financial Mathematics BSc degree prepares you for a rewarding career in banking and finance with essential knowledge of financial matters and the underpinning mathematics. If you wish to gain the skills and knowledge for a career in banking, finance, accounting or economics, our Financial Mathematics BSc (Hons) degree provides thorough training in aspects of both financial matters and the relevant mathematics. There are a range of modules in economics, finance and mathematics, including specialist modules that deal directly with the applications of mathematics in finance. Through a comprehensive course that includes modules in probability theory, stochastic processes, statistical modelling, corporate finance, and asset pricing, our Financial Mathematics degree will equip you with an understanding of methodologies and techniques that are essential for jobs in banking and finance. No prior knowledge of economics or finance is necessary as the course provides a comprehensive introduction to macro and microeconomics and the principles of finance.
For a full list of areas studied, see the 'What You'll Study' section of the course page on our website.
A variety of assessment methods are used on this course. Depending on the nature of the material, some modules are assessed by a mixture of coursework and examination (for example 25% coursework and 75% examination), whilst other modules are assessed 100% by coursework or 100% by examination. Coursework is based on a variety of tasks including individual essays, projects, laboratory work, contribution in tutorials, group work and presentations.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.
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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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Loughborough accepts a wide range of qualifications for entry as outlined on our website www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/getting-started/applying/entrance-requirements/. This information details the general requirements and should be read in conjunction with the information given for each course.
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Additional entry requirements
Applicants are usually selected solely on the basis of their UCAS application, but in exceptional cases, an interview may be required. If applicants are made an offer of a place, they will be invited to visit the department giving them the opportunity to meet staff and students, see facilities and get an insight into what it is like to be a student at Loughborough.
English language requirements
All applicants are required to demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language.
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