Using mathematics to solve industrial and commercial problems has led to vital breakthroughs for human advancement. Mathematical models underpin engineering, the applied sciences, computing and many aspects of business and management today. If you have a skill for mathematics and statistics and a flare for management then this could be the course for you. The combination of skills developed on this course will open doors to a wide range of careers. This course focuses on how mathematics can solve industrial and commercial problems. You’ll develop a broad knowledge of general management alongside applicable skills and knowledge in mathematics and statistics. Follow the four-year Professional Placement degree programme and you‘ll benefit from our extensive experience in helping students to find well-paid work placements with blue-chip companies. Our sandwich students find that their mathematical and transferable skills are in demand in many sectors, both in the UK and abroad. Areas recently offering placements include: accountancy, aviation, banking, defence, finance, insurance, IT (software development, network management and design), management (public and private sector), marketing and telecommunications. This programme will meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation, awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, when it is followed by subsequent training and experience in employment to obtain equivalent competences to those specified by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for taught master's degrees.
Year 1; Calculus, Fundamentals of Mathematics, Linear Algebra, Organisational Behaviour and Analysis, Probability and Statistics I Programming and Mathematical Projects. Year 2; Compulsory - Critical Perspective in Management, Discrete Mathematics and Operational Research, Multivariable Calculus, Probability and Statistics II, Professional Development and Project Work. Optional - Human Resources Management and its International Dimension, Management Accounting – Planning and Control, Managing Change and Creativity. Year 3; Compulsory - Issues and Controversies in Management Project, Statistics III, Final Year Project, Optional- Business Ethics, Environmental Sustainability and Governance, Encryption and Data Compression, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Ventures, Gender and Organisations, Innovation and Knowledge Management, Numerical Methods for Differential Equations, Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, Risk and Optimisation for Financial Planning, Strategic Management, Strategic Financial Management, Stochastic Models.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no less than 5.5 in each subsection|
|Institution's Own Test||with no less than 55% in each subsection|
|TOEFL (iBT)||79||with a minimum of: Reading - 18 Listening - 17 Speaking - 20 Writing - 17|
|PTE Academic||51||with a minimum of 51 in all subscores|
Brunel University London - English Language Requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.