Financial Mathematics (BSc (Hons))

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BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

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About Financial Mathematics at University of Kent

Our specialist Financial Mathematics programmes combine the in-house expertise of our internationally-renowned mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries to ensure you are fully prepared for your future career. You will be encouraged to fulfil your potential whilst studying in our friendly and dynamic school based in the multi-award-winning Sibson Building. Our degree programme To help bridge the gap between school and university, you’ll attend small group tutorials in Stage 1, where you can practice the new mathematics you’ll be learning, ask questions and work with other students to find solutions. You’ll study a mixture of pure and applied mathematics, statistics and economics, providing you with a solid foundation for your later studies. In Stage 2, you study some core modules which build upon the material learnt at Stage 1. You also start to tailor your degree to your interests through our range of optional modules, continuing to explore the areas you enjoy into Stage 3. Year in industry If you want to gain paid industry experience as part of your degree programme, our popular Financial Mathematics with a Year in Industry. If you decide to take the Year in Industry, our in-house Placements Team will support you in developing the skills and knowledge needed to successfully secure a placement through a specialist programme of workshops and events. 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: Maple MATLAB Minitab. 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.

Teaching amounts to approximately 16 hours of lectures and classes per week. Modules that involve programming or working with computer software packages usually include practical sessions.

The majority of Stage 1 modules are assessed by end-of-year examinations. Many Stage 2 and 3 modules include coursework which normally counts for 20% of the final assessment. Both Stage 2 and 3 marks count towards your final degree result.

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