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Financial Mathematics Stream

​​​Admission Requirements:

  • Afrikaans or English (Home Language or First Additional Language) 4

  • Mathematics 6

  • A 4 in any other subject from the designated list for university admission

    Continued Study Possibilities:

    • This stream leads to an honours programme in Mathematics if you take Mathematics as a major.

    • If applicable elective modules are taken, then this stream also leads to an honours programme in Mathematical Statistics.

First Year
Minimum of 124 credits in total

Second Year Minimum of 125 credits in total
109 credits from

Third Year Minimum of a 133 credits in total
85 credits from

Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science

Financial Mathematics

Computer Skills

Financial Risk Management

Scientific Computing


​Mathematical Statistics


Computer Science


Mathematical Statistics

Probability Theory & Statistics

Scientific Computing




Science in Context


PLUS elective second year modules to make up at least 16 credits from Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics or Operations Research. Your choice depends on there being no timetable clashes. If you have completed your first year before 2016, there are some additional modules on offer as electives in the second year. Please consult the Calendar for more information.

PLUS a choice of Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics modules to make up 48 credits.