Financial Mathematics BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Financial Mathematics BSc (Hons)

If you are looking for a career that offers the best pay of all the professions (and without the need to take postgraduate qualifications) and have an interest in science or engineering, then Financial Mathematics is the degree for you. Financial mathematics is concerned with the design, construction and maintenance of financial products. Following the recent turmoil in the financial markets, investment banks are already planning to recruit more properly skilled mathematicians.

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4 Years

Start Date



Edinburgh Campus

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

A level



including Mathematics at A for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: AAA including Mathematics.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


including Mathematics at A.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


with Higher Level Mathematics at 6 for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: A total of 30 points with Higher Level Mathematics at 7.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


in a relevant subject (including sufficient Mathematics) for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: DDD in a relevant subject (including sufficient Mathematics)

GCSE/National 4/National 5

It is also a requirement of every applicant to have English and Mathematics at a minimum of National 5 Grade C or GCSE Grade C or 4 (or equivalent)

Scottish Advanced Higher


including Mathematics at A plus excellent Highers for entry to Year 2.

Scottish HNC


HNC in relevant subject (including sufficient Mathematics at SCQF Level 6) with B in graded unit for entry to Year 1.

Scottish HND

T Level

We will consider T Levels as suitable for entry to our degree programmes, however, certain subject requirements may be required for entry to specific programmes. Where this is not evident as part of the T Level studies, we may ask for additional qualifications.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £24,048

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