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BSc in Mathematics Statistics and Financial Economics (Full Time)

Queen Mary, University of London

Bachelor Degree , Financial Economics

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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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