This degree has been developed to help you explore the different aspects of modern mathematics, economic theory and financial structures. To help you prepare for your future career ambitions, this course places an emphasis on applied mathematics. It has been designed to help you develop the ability to cast and solve real-world problems and develop the highly valued problem-solving and communication skills that are required in a range sectors, such as finance and business. The course is delivered by three specialised academic units: Department of Mathematics, Department of Economics and City's Cass Business School. At City, you have the option to complete a work placement of 9-15 months between your second and third year, enabling you to gain professional experience. Placements can offer the opportunity to contribute to real-world projects. Our students have previously secured placements and internships at organisations such as Axa, Barclays, Bloomberg, Disney, EY, GE Capital, IBM, J.P. Morgan, Microsoft, Toyota and Warner Music. Situated in the heart of London in close proximity to the Square Mile, City is the ideal place to take your first steps towards an exciting future. Many of our graduates secure jobs in the financial sector, going on to work in roles such as financial consultant, investment banker, and customer service officer for organisations such as Caci Ltd, Deloitte, Hazlems Fenton, John Lewis, Lloyds TSB, Natwest, Net-a-Porter and Vietnam Airlines.