As a student on the MMath Financial Mathematics, you will learn about a wide range of practical and modern applications of financial mathematics. The knowledge and skills that you will acquire during the programme are highly valued by employers and will form a sound background for further postgraduate study. The programme will provide a strong grounding in advanced mathematical concepts and mathematical thinking and will cover many modern applications of financial mathematics e.g. risk modelling, actuarial science, and derivatives pricing. You will undertake individual and group research projects. These will be excellent preparation for a career in finance or for further research. Your problem solving and analytical skills will be developed at all stages of the programme. Furthermore, our active focus on employability will assist you in acquiring important communication and team working skills. Throughout your time with us you will be guided and supported by a dedicated team of lecturers who will invest time and effort into making the subject interesting and enabling you to achieve your full potential. *Accreditation* The MMath (Hons) Financial Mathematics has been accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications to meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation. *Ranking* In recent years, the Department of Mathematical Sciences has consistently scored very highly on the National Student Survey for student satisfaction. Our mathematics degrees are ranked: * 1st in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017 * Within UK's top 5 for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017 *Outcome* The aims of the programme are: * To develop your problem-solving and analytical skills and your ability to apply these to real-life problems in finance * To provide you with experience of modern practical applications of financial mathematics, including mathematical modelling in various finance-related contexts * To assist you in acquiring expertise in current research tools and techniques * To enable you to develop your communication and team-working skills. *Careers* Graduates with problem solving and analytical skills are highly valued by employers in many different sectors. On our MMath Financial Mathematics you will develop these skills alongside professional competencies. Recent graduates from our undergraduate mathematics and financial mathematics programmes have gained employment in a wide range of fields such as: * banking, technology, the pharmaceutical industry, the civil service, accounting, teaching. We have graduates who are: * actuaries, quantitative analysts, mathematical modellers, logistics trainees, business analysts, statistical analysts, marketing executives, operational risk managers, data scientists *Specialised equipment* Lecturers provide materials for the courses they teach. In addition we have excellent computer lab facilities with a wide collection of general software as well as the specialist mathematical and statistical software which is used within the programme. Wi-Fi is provided for students throughout campus. You can also use our award-winning virtual desktop facilities on your own computer, giving you access to all the university software from your home or anywhere with an internet connection. Our new library provides spaces for students to work individually and in groups.