Financial Mathematics, Testamur Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: T096

Previous Code:  MT3039

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  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 subjects from the School of Business as well as data science subjects 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 Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Associate Professor Volker Gebhardt
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Associate Professor Volker Gebhardt
Penrith Campus Internal Associate Professor Volker Gebhardt

Recommended Sequence

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

Full-time start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Spring sessionCredit Points
ECON 2002 Corporate Financial Management 10
COMP 2025 Introduction to Data Science 10
 Credit Points20
Year 2
Autumn session
COMP 1013 Analytics Programming 10
 Credit Points10
Spring session
ECON 1003 Financial Institutions and Markets 10
 Credit Points10
Year 3
Autumn session
ECON 3003 Derivatives 10
FINC 3008 Investment Management 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
ECON 3014 International Finance 10
MATH 3014 Financial Mathematics 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points80

Equivalent Subjects 

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this program for students who passed these subjects in 2021 or earlier.  

MATH 2009 Introduction to Data Science, replaced by COMP 2025 Introduction to Data Science

MATH 1002 Analytics Programming,  replaced by COMP 1013 Analytics Programming

Part-time start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Spring sessionCredit Points
ECON 2002 Corporate Financial Management 10
 Credit Points10
Year 2
Spring session
COMP 2025 Introduction to Data Science 10
 Credit Points10
Year 4
Autumn session
COMP 1013 Analytics Programming 10
 Credit Points10
Spring session
ECON 1003 Financial Institutions and Markets 10
 Credit Points10
Year 5
Autumn session
FINC 3008 Investment Management 10
 Credit Points10
Spring session
MATH 3014 Financial Mathematics 10
 Credit Points10
Year 6
Autumn session
ECON 3003 Derivatives 10
 Credit Points10
Spring session
ECON 3014 International Finance 10
 Credit Points10
 Total Credit Points80

Equivalent Subjects 

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this program for students who passed these subjects in 2021 or earlier.  

MATH 2009 Introduction to Data Science, replaced by COMP 2025 Introduction to Data Science

MATH 1002 Analytics Programming,  replaced by COMP 1013 Analytics Programming

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