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BA (Hons)Mathematics and Finance

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £15,100 per year
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Overview

Mathematical training develops specific skills and broad analytical expertise, which are valued across all professions. There is also a particular demand for graduates who not only have quantitative skills, but also know how to use them.

This course delivers that sought-after combination – through their teaching style, and our focus on real-world applications of both mathematical and statistical techniques. For example, you’ll use the mathematics computing laboratories as an integral part of your learning process, making your study as much experimental as theoretical.

Computing Science and Mathematics division provides a stimulating and supportive learning environment, and they’ve a strong and active research group. Its primary interest is the application of mathematics to biology, economics and life sciences.

Study Finance at the University of Stirling and discover why they’re ranked in the top 5 universities in Scotland for Accounting and Finance and Top 20 in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2021).

Rooted in cutting-edge research and shaped by the latest developments in finance theory and practice, this course will give you a comprehensive understanding of how stock markets work, how companies reduce foreign exchange risk, why corporate governance matters and why financial crises occur. As you study, you’ll gain a thorough grounding in the theoretical and analytical skills needed for a career in corporate finance, investment management or financial services.

Career opportunities

Jobs related to mathematics include:

analyst
accountancy
science research
systems developer
statistician
teacher
data
finance and insurance
modeller
software tester

There is a growing need for graduates with mathematical skills in business, research and the sciences. This course provides both the theoretical background and the quantitative skills you need to solve real-world problems.

Following your studies in finance you’ll be well positioned to pursue careers across the whole spectrum of business. Roles related directly to your degree include:

financial analyst for a fund management institution
dealer on the stock exchange
financial planner
investment banker
financial market regulator

Finance graduates from Stirling are applying their skills in a range of jobs all over the world – from the UK and Ireland to Japan, Canada and beyond.

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States