City University London

Course Introduction

A degree in Mathematics from City will equip students for a role as drivers of future change and allow them to make their mark on a rapidly changing world. City's courses build on our long and distinguished tradition, stretching back nearly 120 years, of training the best students ' we are immensely proud of how our graduates have been at the forefront of mathematics and academia in the UK and worldwide over that time. This course provides an introduction to a wide range of mathematical techniques, a central theme being to apply abstract and logical methods to a wide variety of problems. Students may take a one'year placement in industry between the second and third years of their BSc/ MMath. During the first and especially the second year, students will receive careers support to help them to identify and apply for placements. Upon graduation, students are equipped with skills for a wide variety of careers in industry, commerce, education and research.

Course Modules

Year 1: Algebra; finance and investment mathematics A; functions, vectors and calculus; introduction to macroeconomics; introduction to microeconomics; probability and statistics; programming. Year 2: Core modules: Calculus and vector calculus; complex variables; finance and financial reporting A and B; finance and investment mathematics B; linear algebra; plus an optional module from various topics in mathematics and statistics including: applied mathematics; dynamical systems; applications of probability and statistics; real analysis. Year 3: Core modules: Mathematical methods; differential equations for finance; project; plus a wide selection of optional modules in mathematics, statistics and finance, including: corporate risk management; discrete mathematics; fluid dynamics; general insurance; introduction to financial derivatives; investment; mathematical processes for finance; operational research.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 70%
  • International Baccalaureate 34
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC National Award
  • GCE A-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma

Key Course Information

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90% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 90%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 83%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 90%

£24,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

95% Go on to work and/or study

In work 65
Studying 20
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 5
Unknown 0

22% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 78%

Total Coursework: 20%

Total Practical: 2%

£7,800 - £10,000
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,500 - £7,800
Typical cost of private accommodation