Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021

Western Main Campus

Honours Specialization HONOURS SPECIALIZATION IN FINANCIAL MODELLING
Faculty of Science - Statistical and Actuarial Sciences



Admission Requirements


Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including:(Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1500A/B) and (Calculus 1501A/B or (Calculus 1301A/B with a mark of at least 85%)), plus 2.0 additional principal courses, with no mark less than 60% in any of the 3.0 principal courses.
 
Mathematics 1600A/B with a mark of at least 60%. If not taken in Year 1, it must be completed prior to the second term of Year 2.
 
Recommended (but not required) first year courses: Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B, Philosophy 1200, Computer Science 1026A/B and/or Computer Science 1027A/B.
 
Note: Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1412A/B and Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1414A/B; or the former Applied Mathematics 1412A/B and the former Applied Mathematics 1414A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1413 may be substituted for the 1.0 Calculus course requirement. Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1411A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1411A/B may be substituted for Mathematics 1600A/B.

Module/Program Information


Module

9.5 courses:
 
 
 
3.0 courses: Financial Modelling 2555A/B (or the former Actuarial Science 2555A/B), Financial Modelling 2557A/B (or the former Actuarial Science 2557A/B), Financial Modelling 3520A/B (or the former Statistical Sciences 3520A/B), Financial Modelling 3613A/B (or the former Applied Mathematics 3613A/B), Financial Modelling 3817A/B*, Financial Modelling 4521A/B (or the former Statistical Sciences 4521F/G).
 
2.0 courses: Calculus 2402A/B, Applied Mathematics 2811B, Applied Mathematics 2814F/G, Applied Mathematics 3815A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 2813B.
 
 
Calculus 2402A/B may be replaced by either (Calculus 2502A/B and Calculus 2503A/B) or (Calculus 2502A/B and Mathematics 2122A/B or the former Mathematics 2123A/B). When such a replacement occurs, the module will include 10.0 courses.
 
* May be offered only in odd-numbered academic years.
** May be offered only in even-numbered academic years.