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Financial Mathematics

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

If you are looking for a career in the world of finance and love mathematical challenges, then BSc (Hons) Financial Mathematics is the degree for you. Just as civil engineering deals with the design, construction and maintenance of buildings and roads, financial mathematics is concerned with the design, construction and maintenance of financial products. It is well known that careers in financial mathematics offer some of the best salaries of all professions, and graduates working in this area thrive on being offered many interesting challenges on a day-to-day basis.

The Financial Mathematics programme develops the skills and knowledge required by the modern investment and asset management industry, where structured finance and relative value trading strategies dominate. The emphasis is on developing a range of practical skills relevant to the increasingly mathematical and ever-changing world of contemporary finance.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements

Standard entry: 4 Highers at AAAB including Maths at A plus English at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at ABBC including Maths at A plus English at National 5.

For entry to Level 2 you would require 3 Advanced Highers at AAB including Maths at A plus Highers at AAAB.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

GGC3

Course Length

3 - 4 years

Faculty

School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Department

Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics

SCQF Level

9/10

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Sectors

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Physics

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