The financial services industry makes a significant contribution to the global economy, and effective financial management is vital to the success of any business. This is why skilled financial mathematicians are in such high demand. With this in mind, this innovative course brings together the study of mathematics and its practical application in the business and financial environment. You will gain comprehensive knowledge of financial mathematics in accountancy practice, the operations of financial markets, and the wider business sector. Additionally, in your third year you will undertake a year-long work placement in industry. Optional modules in your final year enable you to mould your course to your own interests. Financial institutions have a strong demand for mathematically trained graduates and you will be well-equipped to adapt to future changes in the financial industry, putting you in a fantastic position to get the job that you want. • • • Why study Financial Mathematics at Nottingham Trent University? • • • We’ve got a great reputation. We’re consistently rated as one of the best new universities in the UK and that’s not all, 94% of mathematics students would also recommend studying at NTU. The Mathematics department consistently receives high scores in the National Student Survey and was voted the most outstanding department at NTU by the Students Union (2016). • We have inspiring learning environments. You'll benefit from our multi award-winning Pavilion building, which was the 2017 Guardian University Awards winner for Buildings that Inspire. • We’ve got an excellent employability record. 100% of our 2016 Financial Mathematics graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving. • We’re one of the top universities for offering placements. Our courses offer the opportunity to apply for a placement in the UK or abroad, and for summer scholarships on a research project or in local schools, each giving you real-life experience that employers are looking for. Recent placements include IBM, MJH Accountants, Grant Thornton Group, and Worcester Bosch Group. • We provide innovative accredited courses. Our pioneering courses and research are carried out in close collaboration with university and industry partners worldwide, giving our students skills and knowledge which are highly relevant to the needs of academia and industry. The course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, which will help you on your way to Chartered Mathematician status.