Even without those, year 1 basic finance modules will require maths. While it IS possible to simply memorise formulaes and plug in values, it is much more difficult for someone without a good basis in maths.

On the other hand, the maths used is of a different type. I can’t really put this into words. Its not a world of calculus, 3D models, geometry, trigonometry, so the maths you see might be quite different. Most of them require nothing more than being able to think in a mathematical way, and reasoning out the formulas.

Here are some links to the formulas bare basics of finance

(just look at the formulas ignore the chunks of descriptions):

Please don’t be put off by the sheer number of symbols. Most of the time its just subbing in values.

Nevertheless, there ARE finance students who’ve gone to have a great career in finance even though their maths weren’t so great. There’s hardly anything you can’t improve if you can develop the interest.

Good Luck.

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