Quantitative Risk - MATHR13986

Stream Summary

Faculty: SCI - Faculty of Science

School: School of Mathematics and Statistics


Program: 3986 - Advanced Mathematics


Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics) (Major)

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Stream Outline

Quantitative Risk is an emerging field that addresses risk in banking, financial and related areas. The study stream is taught in conjunction with the Schools of Banking and Finance and Actuarial Studies.

Note: enrolment in this stream requires permission from the Head of School of Mathematics and Statistics.

Stream Structure

A major in Quantitative Risk is comprised of 114 units of credit of courses as follows:

Stage 1
  • 6 UOC of level I Science course. (Please refer to the program page 3986 Advanced Mathematics for a definition of "Science" courses.)
Recommended electives (these courses are not required but are recommended as good complementary courses for this major when students are choosing electives):

Stage 2

Stage 3

General Education

Where a student is required to take General Education by their program rules and they are undertaking a major in Quantitative Risk, course(s) from the Faculty of Science or the UNSW Business School cannot be taken to meet their General Education requirements. For more information regarding this, please contact the Science Student Centre.


For further information on Honours in Quantitative Risk see the Quantitative Risk Honours stream or contact the School of Mathematics and Statistics.
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