Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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Reasons to choose Kingston – This course received 100 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018). – You’ll use applications that model the real world, practical data analysis methodologies and industry standard software (such as Maple and Matlab). – This course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA). About this course If you are looking for a career-focused mathematics course, this is ideal. The course places mathematics in context. It gives you relevant commercial and social awareness and professional skills, such as computing, reporting and presenting, for your future career. As you study, you’ll build knowledge and skills as well as a physical portfolio of reports and video presentations that can demonstrate your capabilities to future employers. You’ll work in groups, alongside students from other (IT-based) disciplines, on real world case-studies, developing your own professional skills and awareness of your place in the wider professional world.

Course details


Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Year 1: MA4500 - Mathematical Methods and Modelling of Applications, MA4510 - Problem Solving and Computational Mathematics, MA4550 - Practical Data Analyst Skills, CI4450 - Professional Environments 1. Year 2: MA5500 - Applications of Calculus and Linear Systems, MA5510 - Mathematics of Finance and Investment, MA5550 - Modelling Real-World Data with Statistics, CI5450 - Professional Environments 2, CI5999 - Industrial Placement. Year 3 core modules: MA6500 - Advanced Mathematical Methods and Models, MA6910 - Individual Project. Year 3 optional modules: MA6510 - Financial Portfolios and Derivatives, MA6520 - Insurance Risk Mathematics, MA6530 - Optimisation Techniques and Applications, MA6550 - Practical Applications of Advanced Statistics, MA6600 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Assessment method

Teaching includes lectures, computer practicals and tutorials. Drop-in sessions for mathematics support and assistance with study skills are available. Assessment includes coursework and practical/written exam or coursework only (eg tests, group work, case studies and presentations).

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mathematics and its Applications, Institute of

Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeG102
Institution code K84
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points UCAS points from a minimum of 2 A-Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications. General Studies not accepted.
A level BBC A Level Mathematics with a minimum of a grade C is required.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Considered if applicant holds Maths A Level at grade C.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 30 credits P: 0 credits Equivalent of 112 UCAS points. Access in Science or Maths.
Scottish Higher Equivalent of 112 UCAS points to include Mathematics at a minimum of a grade C (Advanced Higher).
AS One AS in a different subject not studied through to A2 level will be considered
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DM Considered if applicant holds Maths A Level at grade C.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 25 points To include Mathematics at Higher Level grade 5. Pass English Language (A1/A2) with 4 or above at Higher Level (HL); or 5 or above at Standard Level (SL) Pass English Language (B) with 4 or above at Higher Level (HL) only
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H4, H4 Equivalent of 112 UCAS points to include Mathematics at a minimum of H3.

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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
EU £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change as we are awaiting the Office For Student Guidance on Fee levels for 2020 and beyond. For foundation year and international fees, please visit: Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs
Mathematics at Kingston University - UCAS