BSc Applied Mathematics with Economics

This programme produces high quality and innovative economics and financial graduates, who are equipped with a sound knowledge of mathematics, as well as expertise in modern economics and finance. In this programme, students use a range of economic tools, culminating in a final research project that also develops managerial skills.

Teaching focuses on theoretical and mathematical analysis, and also covers economic studies, computation, mathematical theory, and skills such as analytical skills, computer skills and research skills.  

Students graduating from this programme receive degrees in BSc Applied Mathematics with Economics from the University of Birmingham and Economics (Mathematical economics and finance) from Jinan University.

Programme content

Year 1

Year 1. All modules are core.
Birmingham taught modulesJinan taught modules
Real Analysis and the Calculus Physical Education I and II
Vectors, Geometry and Linear Algebra Oral English
Algebra and Combinatorics English Listening
Probability and Statistics English Reading and Writing
  Introduction to Mao Zedong thought I and II
  Introduction to principles of Marxism
  Situation and Policy

Year 2

Year 2. All modules are core.
Birmingham taught modulesJinan taught modules
Multivariable and Vector Analysis Introduction to Macroeconomics
Linear Algebra and Linear Programming Introduction to Microeconomics
Statistics Intermediate Macroeconomics
Mathematical Finance Intermediate Microeconomics 
  International Business
  International Economics
  Money and banking

Year 3

Year 3. All modules are core.
Birmingham taught modulesJinan taught modules
Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization Institutional Economics 
Game Theory Corporate Finance 
Applied Statistics Financial Reporting
Statistical Methods in Economics  Investments
  Development Economics

Year 4

Year 4. Jinan taught core modules.
Undergraduate Internship
Undergraduate Thesis
Year 4. Jinan taught optional modules, select two out of four
Personal Finance
Asset Pricing
Public Economics
Real Estate Finance and Investments