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The award
BSc

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

Domestic course fees
CNY 88000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
CNY 88000 per year

All study options

About Financial Mathematics at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU)

The BSc Financial Mathematics programme is designed to equip you with the specialist mathematical knowledge and quantitative skills that are required by many financial organisations. It focuses on the application of theories to financial practice.

Why should I study Financial Mathematics at XJTLU?

  • You are taught by staff from various departments including Mathematics, International Business School Suzhou, and Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • You are trained and prepared for exams required for international certification and licencing
  • XJTLU'S location in Suzhou close to Shanghai, China's financial centre, provides you with the opportunity to undertake internships and work placements at Fortune 500 companies
  • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the BSc Financial Mathematics programme, you will be able to:

  • understand key areas of technical mathematics and statistics
  • have a broader knowledge of accounting techniques, finance and economics
  • be able to analyse real-world financial problems using quantitative methods.

Modules

  • Year One

    UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree.

  • Year Two

    You will be introduced to business, financial, mathematical and economic principles through the study of:

    • Organisations and management
    • Finance
    • Financial accounting
    • Economics
    • Mathematical reasoning, logic and problem solving
    • Statistics
    • Financial computing
    • Methods in applied mathematics.
  • Year Three

    You will develop your knowledge of statistical theory and financial analysis and learn about:

    • Corporate social responsibility
    • Econometrics
    • Sampling and hypothesis testing
    • Operational research: probabilistic models
    • Securities markets
    • Financial management
    • Introduction to financial mathematics
    • Statistical distribution theory.
  • Year Four

    • Business finance
    • Risk management
    • Linear statistic models
    • Finance and markets
    • Advanced econometrics
    • Applied probability
    • Final year project.

Careers

BSc Financial Mathematics graduates with quantitative skills are in high demand and typically pursue careers in finance, insurance or banking. The programme also provides a strong basis for postgraduate study in the field of mathematics or finance.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesCNY 88000 per yearInternational course feesCNY 88000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

  • International students

    RMB 88,000 per academic year

    Early bird discount

    All international students who accept their offer by 1 May 2018 will automatically qualify for a RMB 8,000 early bird discount.

  • Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students

    RMB 88,000 per academic year

    Early bird discount

    All Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students who accept their offer by 1 May 2018 will automatically qualify for a RMB 8,000 early bird discount.

  • Mainland Chinese students

    RMB 88,000 per academic year

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Please visit the entry requirements page for the comprehensive list of qualifications required to study at XJTLU.

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