Mathematics with Finance at University of Sussex - UCAS

Course summary

95% of our research overall in Mathematical Sciences was assessed to be world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021) 1st in the UK for Citations in Physical Sciences (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2023) About the course If you’re passionate about mathematics and also want to explore today’s financial industries, this integrated Masters course is for you. The course is particularly relevant if you’re interested in a career in research at a university or in industry. You’ll build on your core knowledge of pure and applied mathematics and statistics, while discovering the world of mathematics tailored to financial analysis. You’ll learn from experts in both disciplines. Our modules are based on the latest research. You’ll experience contemporary concepts in mathematics and gain a solid grounding in how they apply outside of the classroom. Early on in your degree you take core modules. In your third year, you choose from a variety of options including:

  • financial mathematics
  • financial risk management
  • valuation of companies and cash flow generating assets
  • derivatives.
You’ll develop your analytical and modelling skills using industry-standard software such as MATLAB, Python and R. You’ll grow your research skills in Year 4, preparing for an advanced research project. Academic advisers support you throughout and you’ll have lots of opportunities to engage with potential employers. You’ll also have a dedicated careers adviser. You’ll graduate with the skills needed for success in research or in the financial sector. You’ll gain experience in analysing large data sets, coding and team working. The Department of Mathematics is a close-knit community where you’ll get to know your lecturers. Their dedication and support will help you to get the most from your degree. Accreditation This degree is accredited to meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. MMath or BSc? We also offer this course as a three-year BSc. About Sussex Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better. Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries. Location We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast. We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away. With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.


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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

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Qualification requirements

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TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Including at least 5.5 in each component. We accept IELTS One Skills Retake. We do not accept IELTS Online.
PTE Academic59Including at least 59 in all four skills. We do not accept the PTE Academic Online test.
TOEFL (iBT)80TOEFL (iBT), including at least 17 in Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking, 17 in Writing. We do not accept TOEFL (iBT) Home Edition.

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Mathematics with Finance at University of Sussex - UCAS