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BScFinance and Mathematics

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

Mathematics is a discipline in which precise propositions can lead, through elegant arguments, to far-reaching consequences. Through developing truly expert abilities in mathematics, and discovering how these can be applied to financial situations, you will improve your capacity to make successful financial decisions.

Our BSc Finance and Mathematics offers you modules in mathematics, accounting and economics, to provide you with an academic training in the principles of accounting and finance. Our business-oriented course equips you with the knowledge and skills that are currently in demand by employers, in particular in financial markets or corporate careers that involve financial decision-making.

You gain a thorough grounding in both finance and mathematics, investigating topics including:

- Corporate finance
- Portfolio management
- Applying mathematical techniques
- Statistics and probability
- Micro- and macroeconomics

Our Department of Mathematical Sciences is genuinely innovative and student-focused; we are working on projects ranging from the economic impact of the behaviour of dairy cows, to understanding crowd behaviour through modelling a zombie apocalypse, to circular Sudoku and other puzzles.

More than two-thirds of our research is rated “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”, placing us in the top 25 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014).

Programme structure

Year 1

Quantitative Methods and Finance
Introduction to Economics
Calculus
Statistics I
Linear Mathematics
Mathematics Careers and Employability

Year 2

Foundations of Finance
Corporate Finance
Portfolio Analysis
Microeconomics (Intermediate)
Mathematical Methods
Statistics II
Survival Analysis

Final year

The Pricing of Securities in Financial Markets
Mathematics of Portfolios
Ordinary Differential Equations
Linear Programming (Half Course) (optional)
Mathematics Careers and Employability
Statistical Methods (optional)
Stochastic Processes (optional)
International Finance (optional)
Risk Management and Financial Institutions (optional)

Career opportunities

Our graduates are highly employable in a wide range of places, working in business, pharmaceutical industries, banking and computing among others. The Council for Mathematical Sciences offers further information on careers in mathematics.

Our recent graduates from our BSc Finance and Mathematics have found employment as:

Chartered accountants
Investment consultants
Accounts technicians
Stock lending analysts

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States