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 English for Academic Purposes: Listening and Speaking
Algebra and Combinatorics English for Academic Purposes: Writing Skills
Probability and Statistics English for Academic Purposes: Reading Skills
  Introduction to Microeconomics
  Modern History of China
  Ideological and Moral Cultivation and legal basis
  An introduction to Mao Zedong Thought and the Theoretical System of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics I

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 Intermediate Microeconomics
Statistics International Business
Introduction to Mathematical Finance International Economics
  Monetary Finance
  An introduction to Mao Zedong thought and the theoretical system of socialism with Chinese characteristics II
  Introduction to Marxism

Year 3

Year 3. All modules are core.
Birmingham taught modulesJinan taught modules
Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization Institutional Economics 
Game Theory and Multi Criteria Decision Making Development Economics 
Applied Statistics Investments
Statistical Methods in Economics Intermediate Macroeconomics
  Corporate Finance
  Financial Statements Analysis

Year 4

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