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Financial Mathematics BSc (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc in Financial Mathematics aims to provide you with fundamental mathematical and statistical knowledge, whilst also developing important transferrable skills and an understanding of modern finance studies regarding financial markets, institutions, investments and policies.This degree offers a solid grounding in general mathematical theory and techniques. It encourages an understanding of abstract mathematical concepts, logical argument and deductive reasoning.Much of year one is common to our courses, so if you wish to change to another course within the School this may be possible.NOTE: There is the option of taking a year studying at a university abroad or a year working in industry in the UK or Europe between your second and third years. This would extend the BSc degree to four years.Distinctive featuresAll graduates will gain a solid foundation of utilising theories and tools in mathematics, statistics and finance to focus on issues and topics relevant to the computational and market design side of contemporary finance.The degree will focus on topics including:complex systemstrading (in particular high frequency trading)fund managementanalytics

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,450per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 105 5

    30th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    144 65%

    27th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    12th

    41
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    81st

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    139 58%

    34th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    16th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    61st

    20

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