Who is it for?
This course is aimed at mathematics students with a particular interest in finance, specifically in actuarial science. It will equip you with fundamental mathematical skills and introduces various aspects of financial and economic theory such as financial markets, corporate finance or micro- and macroeconomics.
You will acquire a core set of skills in mathematical science alongside the basics in actuarial science. This provides a good starting point for a career in the finance sector, especially in risk assessment, insurance and statistical finance.
This course is designed as a hybrid between mathematics and actuarial science. All modules are taught by specialists from the Department of Mathematics and the Cass Business School.
You will have the opportunity to take a paid one year placement after your second year. You have the opportunity to undertake a one-year paid placement scheme. Placements are paid up to GBP 25,000 pro rata per year, with some organisations choosing to exceed this.
Our graduates are highly sought after in many different roles and many of our graduates secure careers in the financial sector. Some of our recent graduates have gone on to roles at: Deloitte, Ernst and Young, Lloyds TSB, KPMG, Natwest, John Lewis, British Museum, UK Border Agency, Orange and Sainsbury's.