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Mathematics and Financial Economics (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Dundee, United Kingdom
The Mathematics and Financial Economics (Hons) programme from University of Dundee is centred on the application of mathematics, presented in a stimulating environment, by experts in the field.

Overview

Mathematical models inform decisions in industry, government, and within economics. Our course combines both pure and application-driven mathematics. By the time you finish your degree, you will be able to use maths to solve practical problems.

You'll explore the relationship between mathematical modelling and economics. You'll also examine how societies attempt to make the best use of their scarce resources.

You'll combine core economic skills with current and fast-changing theories around financial markets. We give you the knowledge and techniques you need for more specialised careers in financial economics, research and forecasting or a future in business management, finance, banking and accountancy.

How you will be assessed

Assessment for most modules involves a final examination and takes into account varying amounts of continuous assessment, including assignments and class tests.

Careers

Mathematics is central to the sciences, and to the development of a prosperous, modern society. The demand for people with mathematical qualifications is considerable, and a degree in mathematics is a highly marketable asset.

Mathematics graduates are consistently amongst those attracting the highest graduate salaries and can choose from an ever-widening range of careers in research, industry, science, engineering, commerce, finance and education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4-5 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics
  • Topics in Pure Mathematics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Computer Algebra and Dynamical Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Differential Equations
  • Vector Calculus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • SQA Higher/Advanced Higher: BBBB (minimum) - AABB (typical) at Higher including mathematics at B
  • GCE A-Level: BSc: BCC (minimum) - BBB (typical) including A-Level mathematics at B / MMath: ABB at A-Level including mathematics at B
  • BTEC: A relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with DDM
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: BSc: 30 points at Higher Level grades 5, 5, 5 to include mathematics / MMath: 32 points at Higher Level grades 6, 5, 5 to include mathematics.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    20950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20950 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dundee

  • 787 - 1500 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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