Mathematics for Finance and ManagementUCAS Code: G161
What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
104-120 Tariff points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, including Mathematics.
104-120 points to include A level Mathematics.
A minimum of two Higher Level subjects, to include Mathematics.
104-120 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent, including Mathematics.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104-120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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On this course you will cover the mathematics of high finance and big business – from the mathematical analysis and modelling used to track investments, to the mathematics that managers need to make their budgets work harder. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? This course is accredited by the Institution of Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA). It meets all of the educational requirements to become a Chartered Mathematician, when it is followed by training and employment experience specified by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for taught Master's degrees. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE The £100 million that the university has invested in its buildings and facilities over the past 10 years includes our brand-new technology learning centre, maths café, computing labs and award-winning university library. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? Are you fascinated by mathematics? Do you also have an interest in business? If so, this course is ideal for you. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED On this course you will experience a greater breadth and depth of study with opportunities for focussed project work, including with industry involvement. You can undertake a year-long industry placement and, in your penultimate year you will learn advanced principles and have the chance to focus your studies towards your project choice in the final year. AFTER THE COURSE Problem-solving is a key element to a successful business and mathematicians are welcomed in industry, business and commerce for their analytical ability and systematic, logical approach to unravelling complex issues.
In your first year you’ll cover a broad mix of mathematics, mathematical modelling and statistics. In the second year you will continue to develop skills in core mathematics along with the more specialised themes of mathematics for finance together with financial management and accounting for business. As well as your final year project, you will have a choice from a range of options on pure and applied mathematical topics.
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