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Mathematics for Finance and Management BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • 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

**Overview**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).100% Graduates in work or further study (DLHE, 2017)**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- marketingWhat 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- teacherOther 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."The course is really interesting and the lecturers are fantastic – I completed a module based on mathematical ciphers, which was a lot of fun." Pippa Cooke, Mathematics Student

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,300per year

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

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

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

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and 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.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 103 1

    46th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    112 51%

    61st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    44th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    105 44%

    65th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    32nd

    17

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