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BSc (Hons) Mathematics for Finance and Management

University of Portsmouth
3-4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Portsmouth

About this program

BSc (Hons) Mathematics for Finance and Management

Business and mathematics go hand in hand. If you love maths and want to learn how to use your skills in the business world, this BSc (Hons) Mathematics for Finance and Management degree course can give you the skills, knowledge and practical experience you need.

You'll cover the mathematics of high finance and big business, from the mathematical analysis and modelling professionals use to track investments to the maths managers use to make their budgets work harder.

Mathematicians are in high demand for their analytical skills and systematic, logical thinking. At the end of the course, you'll be set for a career in areas such as finance, marketing, investment analysis, management, government research and mathematical modelling.

Admission requirements

Typical offers

  • A levels – ABB–BBC
  • UCAS points – 112–128 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent, including Mathematics (calculate your UCAS points)
  • International Baccalaureate – 25–26

English language requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

Core modules in this year include:

  • Calculus I
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Mathematical Foundations
  • Mathematical Models
  • Statistical Theory and Methods I

There are no optional modules in this year.

Year 2

Core modules in this year include:

  • Applications of Mathematics and Graduate Skills
  • Calculus II
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Mathematics for Finance
  • Operational Research

Optional modules in this year currently include:

  • Institution-wide Language Programme (IWLP)
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Real and Complex Analysis
  • Statistical Theary and Methods II

Year 3

Core modules in this year include:

  • Financial Derivative Pricing

Optional modules in this year currently include:

  • Abstract Algebra
  • Advanced Analysis
  • Advanced Decision Modelling
  • Introduction to General Relativity and Cosmology
  • Modern Astrophysics I
  • Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications
  • Project
  • Project in Mathematics
  • Quantitive Supply Chain Management
  • Statistical Learning
  • Statistics Methods in Health Research and Social Science
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Undergraduate Ambassador

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Duration

  • 3 years full-time
  • 4 years sandwich with work placement

Tuition

  • UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £16,300 per year

Qualification

On this course you'll:

  • Choose modules that match your interests and career ambitions
  • Study maths and business-related topics side by side including algebra, financial management, calculus and supply chain management
  • Have access to our computing labs, harnessing powerful hardware and software to unpick complex mathematical problems
  • Get training in advanced mathematical and statistical software, such as Mathematica, MAPLE, MATLAB, as well as industry standard statistical and operational research software
  • Have the chance to get work experience in the community, such as assisting in local schools

Continuing studies

Other graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.

Career paths

Data-driven decision making and problem solving are essential in business and finance, and mathematics graduates are valuable in many different areas of business. When you finish the course, our careers and employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

What can you do with a Mathematics for Finance and Management degree?

Past students on this course have gone into areas such as:

  • statistics
  • finance
  • mathematical modelling
  • teaching
  • government research
  • marketing

What jobs can you do with a Mathematics for Finance and Management degree?

Roles our graduates have taken on include:

  • trainee accountant
  • financial coordinator
  • oil trader
  • business analyst
  • invoice validator
  • teacher

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University of Portsmouth

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Why study at University of Portsmouth

Portsmouth is consistently within the top-ranked institutions in the UK for student satisfaction, which is reflected in the teaching quality, but also the experience that students enjoy with us.

Students can live a few minutes' walk away from their faculty buildings on campus, with only a 5-10 min walk to the seaside.

The cost of living and accommodation in Portsmouth are significantly lower than in the larger cities in the UK, meaning you'll be able to live more comfortably here. The city is so compact that you don't need to take any public transport and most students/lecturers get around by bike.

The city has a population of around 200,000 and over 10% of this is made up of our student population. We have 5,000 students from overseas on campus.

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University of Portsmouth

Winston Churchill Avenue
PO1 2UP Portsmouth Hampshire
United Kingdom

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