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 degree offers students the opportunity to study a broad range of topics in areas such as financial markets, corporate finance and various kinds of economics along with a range of mathematical techniques. 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 to embark on a wide variety of careers.

Course Modules

Year 1: Mathematics; statistics; programming; algebra; calculus; geometry and vectors; introduction to economics. Year 2: Calculus and linear algebra; mathematical methods; principles of finance and foreign exchange markets; 1optional module from: dynamical systems and analysis; applied and numerical mathematics; international economics; finance and investment mathematics; 1 optional module from: economic theory; economic theory treated mathematically. Year 3 (BSc): 7 modules are chosen from an extensive list of topics covering aspects of pure and applied mathematics; statistics; finance and economics; plus project. Year 3 (MMath): 7 modules are chosen from an extensive list of topics covering aspects of pure and applied mathematics; statistics; finance and economics; together with stage 1 of a project. Year 4 (MMath): 6 modules are chosen which differ from those taken at year 3, together with stage 2 of a project; optional year studying abroad or a year in professional placement between parts 2 and 3.

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

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 65%
  • 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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88% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 92%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 79%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 74%

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

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 35
Studying 15
Studying and working 30
Unemployed 15
Unknown 0

22% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 74%

Total Coursework: 24%

Total Practical: 2%

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

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