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Mathematics Statistics and Financial Economics With Year Abroad

Queen Mary, University of London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 4 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Our BSc in Mathematics, Statistics and Financial Economics is for mathematically excellent students who want to apply their numerical and analytical skills to succeed in a career in the world of economics, investment banking and finance.

In your first year you’ll gain a solid foundation in all the major areas of mathematics, and from second year onwards on the programme is evenly split between mathematics and economics modules. The former will focus on statistics and probability, and the latter will cover markets, institutions and corporate finance.

Joint teaching from the School of Mathematical Sciences and the School of Economics and Finance means you learn from experts across both fields and benefit from the facilities and support of two academic Schools.

Our BSc in Mathematics, Statistics and Financial Economics is for mathematically excellent students who want to apply their numerical and analytical skills to succeed in a career in the world of economics, investment banking and finance. In your first year you’ll gain a solid foundation in all the major areas of mathematics, and from second year onwards on the programme is...

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Course Content

You can complete your Mathematics, Statistics and Financial Economics degree in three or four years. If you choose to do a professional placement or study abroad, this will take place in Year 3, and Year 3 modules will instead be studied in Year 4.

YEAR 1

  • Calculus I and II
  • Essential Mathematical Skills
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Microeconomics I
  • Numbers, Sets and Functions
  • Principles of Economics
  • Probability and Statistics I
  • Vectors and Matrices

YEAR 2

  • Applied Linear Algebra
  • Capital Markets 1
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Games and Strategies
  • Macroeconomics I
  • Microeconomics II
  • Probability and Statistics II
  • Statistical Modelling I

YEAR 3

Compulsory

  • Corporate Finance
  • Statistical Theory
  • Time Series

Choose two from

  • Financial Mathematics I and II
  • Futures and Options
  • Random Processes
  • Statistical Modelling II
  • Third Year Project

Choose two from

  • a mathematics module at the appropriate level
  • a module from any other subject area across Queen Mary (excluding Business and Management, and Economics and Finance) – this may include a language module

You can complete your Mathematics, Statistics and Financial Economics degree in three or four years. If you choose to do a professional placement or study abroad, this will take place in Year 3, and Year 3 modules will instead be studied in Year 4. YEAR 1 Calculus I and II Essential Mathematical Skills Introduction to...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Mile End Road

Full Time, 4 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

A-Level :- Grades AAA at A-Level. This must include A-Level Mathematics. Excludes General Studies.

IB :- International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 36 points overall, including 6,6,6 from three Higher Level subjects. This must include Mathematics at Higher Level.

BTEC :- See our detailed subject and grade requirements.

Access HE :- We do not accept Access qualifications for entry to this programme.

GCSE :- Minimum five GCSE passes including English at grade C or 4.

Contextualised admissions :- We consider every application on its individual merits and will take into consideration your individual educational experiences and context. More information on how academic schools and programmes use this information as part of the admissions process, can be found on our contextualised admissions pages.

A-Level :- Grades AAA at A-Level. This must include A-Level Mathematics. Excludes General Studies. IB :- International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 36 points overall, including 6,6,6 from three Higher Level subjects. This must include Mathematics at Higher Level. BTEC :- See our detailed...

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Assessment Methods

Most of your modules will be assessed by an examination worth at least 90 per cent of the year’s study, with the remainder covered by coursework and tests. Some BSc students will also complete a final-year project.

Management modules are assessed using a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations in May or June.

Most of your modules will be assessed by an examination worth at least 90 per cent of the year’s study, with the remainder covered by coursework and tests. Some BSc students will also complete a final-year project. Management modules are assessed using a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work)...

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Additional Information

Degree :-  BSc (Hons)

Duration :-  4 years

Start :-  September 2019

UK/EU fees :-  £9,250

International fees :-  £17,250

Degree :-  BSc (Hons)

Duration :-  4 years

Start :-  September 2019

UK/EU fees :-  £9,250

International fees :-  £17,250

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
60%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
70% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
40% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
50% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
50% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
50% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
60% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
50% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
60% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
90% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
60% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
40% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
70% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
60% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
22% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
80% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
40% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
100% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
70% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
70% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
78% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
60% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
80% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
90% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
50% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
30% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
60% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics for Mathematics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points112

  • Employment Rate90%

  • Average Graduate Salary£25000

Statistics for Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS PointsN/A

  • Employment RateN/A

  • Average Graduate Salary£28000

Statistics for Economics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS PointsN/A

  • Employment RateN/A

  • Average Graduate Salary£25000

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