Invest in your future and learn the inner workings of the financial markets. High-level mathematics puts you a step ahead in the financial world, whether you want to price financial options or quantify your exposure to risk. Key topics include stochastic calculus and time series, which are used for modelling financial markets and pricing, as well as accountancy, financial institutions and investment management. Master analytical and computational skills and improve your communication skills.
  • Degree Bachelors
  • Study Type Full-time
  • Study Length 36 months
  • Start Date Sep, Oct
  • Tuition Fees 36,750 GBP
Modules (27)
  • Calculus and Analysis
  • Linear Algebra and Complex Numbers
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Numerical and Computational Methods
  • Principles of Banking, Insurance and Finance
  • Probability with Applications
  • Stage 1 Placement Preparation
  • Advanced Calculus
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Mathematical Methods and Applications
  • Operational Research and Monte Carlo Methods
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Stage 2 Placement Preparation
  • Statistical Inference and Regression
  • Investment Management
  • Stochastic Calculus with Financial Applications
  • Time Series Analysis and Modelling
  • Optional :Mathematics and Statistics Placement
  • Data Modelling
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Electrodynamics and Relativity
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Mathematical Sciences in Context
  • Medical Statistics
  • Optimisation, Networks and Graphs
  • Professional Experience in Industry
  • Project
Entry requirements
  • A-levels : ABB
  • Cambridge CAE Advanced : C
  • IELTS : 6 - Achieve IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in all four bands
  • International Baccalaureate : 30 - 30 points with higher level mathematics at grade 5.
  • PTE Academic : 53
  • UCAS Tariff : 320
  • Other : Entry requirements
    320 points from a minimum of two A levels including grade A in mathematics.

    International Baccalaureate: 30 points with higher level mathematics at grade 5.

    18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DDM in a related subject. Also requires individual interview/diagnostic test.

    Access Course: Pass an Access to HE Diploma with at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction and to include at least 12 credits in maths units at merit. Also requires individual interview/diagnostic test.

    Other qualifications are also welcome and will be considered individually, as will be individuals returning to education, email maths@plymouth.ac.uk

    Students may also apply for the BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Statistics with Foundation Year. Successful completion of the foundation year guarantees automatic progression to the first year of any of our mathematics courses.
    IELTS (Academic):6.0 overall
    Plymouth University requirement - Pearson Test of English (PTE academic) SCORES MUST BE SENT TO UKBA ONLINE​:53
    Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) ​†C
    Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) ​†:Pass at C1 level
  • Degree Bachelors
  • Study Type Full-time
  • Study Length 36 months
  • Start Date Sep, Oct
  • Tuition Fees 36,750 GBP
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