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Financial Mathematics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

**Foundation courses**A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:You don’t have the grades for a full degree courseYou have non-traditional qualifications or experienceYou’re starting university after some time away from educationYou’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.**Life as a foundation year student**During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.**Why choose this course**Providing the ideal preparation for a career in finance, our BSc Financial Mathematics course offers a broad range of modules across mathematics, statistics, economics and finance.Our course will enable you to develop skills such as creative problem-solving and logical reasoning, which are in great demand in a wide range of career sectors.Within Surrey’s Department of Mathematics, you’ll be taught in a vibrant, friendly and supportive community where you will benefit from a personal tutor, small group teaching and a lively, research-active learning environment.**What you will study**Our unique BSc Financial Mathematics course is approximately one-third core statistics, one-third mathematics and one-third economics and finance.You will study topics such as analysis of shares, equities, cash flows and interest rates, and the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, while gaining a strong foundation across the fundamentals of mathematics.In your third year, you’ll be able to choose from a broad range of optional modules in topics such as derivatives markets, game theory and Bayesian statistics.Since our world-leading research directly informs our teaching, you’ll also learn from academics who are leading their way in their fields.**Customise your course**There are plenty of opportunities to expand your learning experience during your degree. You may decide to:- Take a Professional Training placement year in industry- Spend time studying at a university overseas- Get involved in research through a summer internship within the Department of Mathematics.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 19,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
38% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 103 8

    35th out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    144 66%

    27th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    93rd

    39
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    151 63%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    51st

    19

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