The multi-accredited Mathematics /Accounting & Finance degree, at Aberystwyth University, will develop your appreciation of advanced mathematical and statistical techniques and their application in the key areas of business, finance and accountancy. This course is accredited by the world’s leading accountancy bodies that include ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA, CII, ICSA. Teaching on this degree is shared between the Department of Mathematics and Aberystwyth Business School and you will benefit from the expertise of our lecturers in both disciplines. In addition to the mathematical and analytical skills you will acquire through the degree, you will also gain a broad range of transferable skills that are highly valued by employers. Why study Mathematics with Accounting & Finance at Aberystwyth? Mathematics has been taught at Aberystwyth since 1872, so that the department builds on over 140 years of teaching excellence. Accounting and Finance is a vibrant and dynamic subject choice, in which to maximise your professional development we combine your studies with work experience and additional extra-curricular opportunities. Both departments are active research centres with committed teachers who directly use the results of this world class knowledge to provide you with cutting edge knowledge of their subjects. Our graduates are in high demand in industry with very positive graduate salary outcomes. Benefit from the programme of guest speakers who bring their professional experience to our classrooms. This is delivered by the Aberystwyth Business School to enhance your outlook and inspire you during your degree. Aberystwyth Business School has arrangements with partner universities overseas to deliver short academic programmes (2 weeks) to small groups of management and business students (on a self-funding basis), to enable you to experience the impact of the cultural environment when conducting business abroad. We currently have partner universities in India, China, Russia, Japan, the United Arab Emirates and Brazil and our portfolio of countries is rapidly expanding. What will I learn? In the first year you will follow a clearly defined pathway through the study of core disciplines, including algebra and calculus, mathematical analysis and probability and statistics. In Accounting you will be introduced to the three key areas of financial accounting, management accounting, and financial management. In the second and third years you will study linear algebra and applied statistics as core subjects, supplemented by a range of optional modules which will allow you to specialise in particular areas. In Accounting you will further develop your competencies in management accounting and financial accounting, and will additionally focus on investment analysis, portfolio selection, risk management and corporate finance. A degree combining Mathematics and Accounting and Finance is valuable in employment where you will be required to use specialist numerical skills and analytical thought.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements, and all qualifications that you have already gained, or are working towards, will be considered when reviewing your application. We have an inclusive policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications. The entry requirements listed above represent typical offers for some of the most popular qualifications taken by applicants. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have previously studied) please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Office (Telephone: +44 (0)1970 622021; Email: [email protected]) for advice on your eligibility and details of the typical offer you are likely to receive.
Additional entry requirements
A minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent) English or Welsh is a requirement for entry to all our degree schemes. Business, Mathematics, Psychology and Science degree schemes also require a minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent).
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced
|Cambridge English Proficiency
|With minimum 5.5 in each component.
|With minimum score of 51 in any component.
|With minimum scores in components as follows: Listening 21; Writing 21; Reading 22; Speaking 23.
If you are an international student needing more information about the English Language requirement for your course (e.g. country-specific English Language tests, Partner Institution tests, EU/EEA English Language qualifications where the school curriculum is taught in a native language) please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for further advice.
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Fees and funding
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Additional fee information
Aberystwyth University offers a valuable package of scholarships and bursaries to support students. Our long-established Entrance Examination competition means you could get up to £2,000 a year towards your living and study costs. You can combine that with any or all of our other awards, to make your financial package more valuable. Our awards include Sport and Music Scholarships, Bursaries for Care Leavers/Young Carers/Estranged Students and a range of department specific awards. Please visit our website for full details.
Course contact details
Department of Mathematics (undergraduate enquiries)
+44 (0)1970 622802
+44 (0)1970 622826
Aberystwyth Business School (undergraduate enquiries)
+44 (0)1970 622500