The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science provides a supportive learning environment with high contact hours per module. Our academic staff are available to advise and support you throughout your studies, helping you to take responsibility for your own learning.Our degree programme
You gain access to knowledge and capabilities that are valued by financial sector employers, corporations and postgraduate academic programmes. In combination with specialised finance and economics topics, the programme incorporates core mathematical principles, probability and inference, and a range of statistical concepts and techniques. In addition, you have a chance to develop communication and personal skills.
The degree consists of compulsory modules, especially in the first two years, and some optional modules to suit your interests and goals.Student view
Macaulee shares his experiences studying BSc Financial Mathematics at Kent.
Year in industry
You have the option to take this programme with a year in industry. For more details, see Financial Mathematics with a Year in Industry.Foundation year
If your grades do not qualify you for direct entry to this programme, you may be able to take a four-year degree with a foundation year. For more details see Mathematics including a Foundation Year.Study resources
You have access to a range of professional mathematical and statistical software such as:
Our staff use these packages in their teaching and research.Extra activities
The School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science Student Society is run by students. It aims to improve the student experience for its members, socially and academically. In previous years the Society has organised:
- talks and workshops
- extra revision sessions
- socials and networking events.
- seminars and workshops employability events.
The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science also puts on regular events that you are welcome to attend. In the past, these have included:
- seminars and workshops
- employability events.