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Mathematics for Finance and Management BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

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.

Accredited by

This course is accredited by the Institution of Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA).

What you'll experience

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

Careers and opportunities

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

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

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,300per year

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

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    73rd

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 105 8

    54th out of 72 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    101 46%

    74th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    36th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    31st

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    102 42%

    64th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    43rd

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    29th

    3

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