United Kingdom

Cardiff University

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Clinical, pre-clinical & health 2018
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Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, United Kingdom

Cardiff University

Financial Mathematics with a Professional Placement Year

The BSc in Financial Mathematics aims to provide you with fundamental mathematical and statistical knowledge, whilst also developing important transferrable skills and an understanding of modern finance studies regarding financial markets, institutions, investments and policies. This degree offers a solid grounding in general mathematical theory and techniques. It encourages an understanding of abstract mathematical concepts, logical argument and deductive reasoning. Much of year one is common to our courses, so if you wish to change to another course within the School this may be possible. This particular version of the degree allows you to spend your third year in paid work as a mathematician and/or statistician at an organisation in the United Kingdom or Europe. You will have support to apply for a placement and they can be undertaken with a wide range of providers across industry and government including many in the professional and financial services, the pharmaceutical industry and organisations such as the Office for National Statistics. If you complete the professional training period you can be considered for the City and Guilds Senior Licentiateship Award (LCGI). Distinctive features All graduates will gain a solid foundation of utilising theories and tools in mathematics, statistics and finance to focus on issues and topics relevant to the computational and market design side of contemporary finance. The degree will focus on topics including: complex systems trading (in particular high frequency trading) fund management analytics

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site - Cardiff,Cardiff
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £18,980