Specialisation

Major - Financial Mathematics

Western Sydney University Major Code: MT3039.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

3778.1 Bachelor of Mathematics

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


Sophisticated mathematical techniques, such as stochastic calculus, are critical tools in modern finance. Building on the content taught in the Bachelor of Mathematics, this major equips graduates with the required knowledge, as well as with the background that is required to apply this knowledge successfully. In this major, you will learn not only the essential mathematical skills, but you will also take units from the School of Business as well as data science units that put these skills in context. The combination of theoretical skills and practical applications will give you the extra edge over competitors in the job market.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal A/Professor Volker Gebhardt
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal A/Professor Volker Gebhardt
Penrith Campus Internal A/Professor Volker Gebhardt

Major Structure

Students must successfully complete 80 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Full-time

Year 1

Spring

200488 Corporate Financial Management
301033 Introduction to Data Science

Year 2

Autumn

301107 Analytics Programming

Spring

200048 Financial Institutions and Markets

Year 3

Autumn

200079 Derivatives
200819 Investment Management

Spring

200055 International Finance
301380 Financial Mathematics

Recommended Sequence

Part-time

Year 1

Spring

200488 Corporate Financial Management

Year 2

Spring

301033 Introduction to Data Science

Year 4

Autumn

301107 Analytics Programming

Spring

200048 Financial Institutions and Markets

Year 5

Autumn

200819 Investment Management

Spring

301380 Financial Mathematics

Year 6

Autumn

200079 Derivatives

Spring

200055 International Finance


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