Birkbeck, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of London

Mathematics with Statistics

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Course summary

The BSc Mathematics with Statistics at Birkbeck will allow you to pursue an interest in statistics and applications such as data science while obtaining a broad education in mathematical sciences. You will explore theoretical aspects of the subject as well as statistical methods and modelling techniques. The flexible structure of the course also provides the potential to combine your studies with option modules from other subjects such as economics, accounting or management. Graduates of this mathematics with statistics degree have excellent skills in numeracy and logical thinking. Throughout your studies you will be exposed to analytical techniques that have a very broad range of applications, such as:

  • the creation of mathematical models of real-world scenarios, or
  • the use of statistics to analyse data and test hypotheses.
Employers place great value on training in mathematics and statistics. On average, graduates in these fields earn around 10% more than other graduates. Popular career choices for mathematics and statistics graduates include business or finance (around 35%), and teaching is also a popular choice (around 10%). Highlights
  • The Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics has an excellent reputation for the quality of its academic research and teaching. We offer a full range of academic programmes in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics and we regularly provide customised training to various public and private sector organisations.
  • We provide a broad education in mathematical sciences and their modern applications to commerce and the natural and social sciences, such as game theory, cryptography and the mathematics of networks. Our courses cover the theoretical background, as well as methods and modelling techniques, and equip you with a wide range of mathematical skills. The course has a flexible structure enabling you to choose option modules from other departments if you wish.
  • Mathematical sciences are highly valued by employers, and our graduates go on to successful careers in business and finance, statistics, research and analysis, management, consultancy, and teaching, among many others.
  • You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource, where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available. You will also have access to the Birkbeck Library and e-Library where you can obtain books and journal articles required for your studies.
Careers and employability Graduates can pursue career paths in business and finance, education, research and analysis or statistics. Possible professions include:
  • statistician
  • mathematical research scientist
  • operational researcher
  • secondary school teacher.
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Course details

Modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Assessment method

Coursework makes up at least 20% of the assessment of all modules. Most modules also have an examination in the summer term.


How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests. We also accept other English language tests.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge and previous work experience. If you have no previous Level 3 mathematics qualifications we recommend that you apply for the part-time evening study programme over four years. Please contact the department for more information.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.bbk.ac.uk/study/2022/undergraduate/programmes/UUBSMWST_C/#entry-requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14560 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are charged a tuition fee in each year of their programme. Tuition fees for students continuing on their programme in following years may be subject to annual inflationary increases.

Provider information

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Birkbeck, University of London
Malet Street
Bloomsbury
London
United Kingdom
WC1E 7HX


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020 3907 0700

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Mathematics with Statistics at Birkbeck, University of London - UCAS