Aston University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our four year BSc Mathematics with Economics course, with an integrated placement year, is designed to also give you a range of transferable and practical skills to succeed within your chosen career. This course provides a balanced blend of basic mathematical techniques, a rigorous examination of their validity, the development of underlying structures common to a number of concepts and the application of mathematics to solve complex problems that arise in the real world. We reflect the awareness of the excitingly complex patterns and systems that can arise from simple mathematical ideas. Additionally, you will gain a solid grounding in economics, providing a theoretical and conceptual outlook in the world of business. Completion of the course prepares you for many careers in both the public and private sector and has been specifically designed to meet the huge demand for skilled mathematicians who also have a strong economic insight. Our graduates obtain employment in financial institutions, industry and teaching. Recent graduates have secured roles such as Graduate Forensic Accountant, Actuarial Analyst, Asset & Liabilities Management Analyst and Route Analyst. Key course benefits:
- Our placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, to boost your future employment prospects
- Our Business School is in the 1% of business schools globally with triple accreditation
- Business Studies is ranked in the Top 20 in the UK (2017 Sunday Times League Table).
You will experience a range of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, group-working, case studies and both individual and group presentations. Traditional teaching is supported by a virtual learning environment that is used to host a range of electronic supporting materials. Assessment is provided by a mix of coursework and examination.
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How to apply
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15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB - BCC||Including A-Level Mathematics at minimum Grade B. BBB: Standard offer BBC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B BCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||Plus an additional A-Level Mathematics at grade B. For other BTEC combinations please see Aston's web pages.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||31 points||achieving 5, 5, 5 at Higher Level subjects including Mathematics grade 5.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||English Language Grade C/4 and Mathematics C/4|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|