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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

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 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 course offers a broad range of modules across mathematics, statistics, economics and finance.It enables you to develop skills such as creative problem-solving and logical reasoning, which are in great demand in a wide range of sectors.Within Surrey’s Department of Mathematics, you’ll be taught in a vibrant, friendly and supportive community, where you’ll benefit from a personal tutor, small group teaching and a lively, research-active learning environment.**What you will study**Our unique course is approximately one-third core statistics, one-third mathematics, and one-third economics and finance.You’ll 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 can choose from a broad range of optional modules in topics such as derivatives markets, game theory, mathematical theory of data science 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:Complete a Professional Training placement in industrySpend time studying at a university overseasGet involved in research through a summer internship within the Department of Mathematics.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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19,700per year

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

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

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 105 2

    34th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    127 57%

    40th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    36th

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    93rd

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    141 58%

    31st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    26th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    48th

    3

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