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The award
BSc

How long you will study
3 Years

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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Financial Mathematics at Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Leeds

This course integrates the study of mathematics with business finance, accounting and economics. You’ll be introduced to the major areas of mathematics and finance and develop a broad base of mathematical and financial skills. The programme is designed to prepare you for a career in the finance industry or other parts of the private and public sector where analytical and mathematical skills are valued.

Two-thirds of your time is spent on mathematics, including modules in financial mathematics covering mathematical modelling of financial and insurance markets, as well as pure, applied and statistical mathematics modules.

You’ll be taught by Leeds University Business School, which is internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching, research and facilities, in the areas of business finance, accounting and economics. As you progress through the course, you’ll have more flexibility and choice of modules, allowing you to explore your particular areas of interest.

Course highlights

  • Our courses are shaped by our leading research in areas such as probability and financial mathematics, modern applied statistics, and analysis.

  • Learn from world-renowned experts at Leeds University Business School, ranked number 1 in the UK for Accounting and Finance (Guardian University Guide 2021)

  • Access to modern facilities and computing equipment throughout the school, complemented by social areas, communal problem-solving spaces and quiet study rooms

  • Benefit from the university’s strong links and partnerships with the financial services industry

  • Small tutorial groups to support the teaching, so you get regular feedback from the academic staff helping you solve any problems that you might have with a particular topic.

Enhancing your degree

This course offers you the opportunity to spend a year working in industry or studying at a university abroad, both of which provide valuable experience and help your personal development. Both of these schemes add an additional year to your course, taking the total course length to 4 years.

Accreditation

Certain options can receive Royal Statistical Society accreditation and others can receive exemptions from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

Find out more about the course on the University of Leeds website.

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  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
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Entry requirements

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