Mathematics (MMath) with a Placement Year at University of Reading - UCAS

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Course summary

**Develop master's level expertise in mathematics and gain valuable industry insight with our MMath Mathematics with a Placement Year course. You'll follow the same curriculum as our BSc Mathematics course for the first three years, before undertaking a piece of advanced project work in your fourth year of study.** The depth and breadth of our MMath Mathematics with a Placement Year course allows you to tailor your studies to your interests and career aspirations. In your final year, you'll acquire master's-level knowledge of applied and pure mathematics. Choose MMath Mathematics with a Placement Year at the University of Reading

  • Gain valuable industry insight with a paid year-long placement.
  • Acquire specialist skills for a career as a research mathematician, whether in industry, academia or elsewhere.
  • Our MMath Mathematics course is approved by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications to meet the educational requirements of Chartered Mathematician status.
  • The University of Reading is in the top 100 in the world for Physical Sciences (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023, by Subject).
  • 98% of our research is world leading or internationally excellent, and 100% of our research impact has been classed 'outstanding’ or ‘very considerable (REF 2021, combining 4* and 3* submissions – Mathematical Sciences).
Placement Year This degree includes an integrated, year-long work placement between your second and third year. We offer a variety of placements – in areas such as finance, statistics or modelling – to provide you with valuable experience and insight into industry. Our dedicated placements officer can offer advice and support to find your ideal placement, as well as developing your CV and interview skills.

Modules

The following modules have been approved in principle for delivery in 2024/25. Please note that as part of our current curriculum improvement process, all modules require final University approval and may be subject to change. Core modules:

  • Real Analysis I
  • Calculus
  • Foundations of Mathematics
  • Linear of Algebra
  • Mathematical Communication
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Differential Equations
  • Algebra
  • Mathematical Modelling and Professional Skills
  • Portfolio of Projects
  • Placement Year
The University cannot guarantee that all optional modules will be available to all students who may wish to take them. Further information about the content of final approved modules will be available between May and July 2023. We suggest that you regularly revisit this webpage during this time to ensure you have the most up-to-date information regarding the modules offered on this programme.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
G104
Institution code:
R12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Contextual offers for this programme are usually two grades beneath our standard entry requirement, e.g. BCC including Mathematics at grade B.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
TOEFL (iBT)88We require a minimum score of 88 overall with no less than 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
Cambridge English AdvancedBWe require a grade B or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCWe require a grade C or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
PTE Academic69We require a minimum score of 69 overall with at least 59 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Institution's Own TestTest of English for Educational Purposes (TEEP). We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Trinity ISEMeritWe require a Merit in each element from ISE II. If you take ISE III or ISE IV, we require a Pass in each element.

Full list of acceptable English Language Tests

http://www.reading.ac.uk/ad-EnglishTests.aspx


Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
93%
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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £27650 Year 1
International £27650 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Mathematics (MMath) with a Placement Year at University of Reading - UCAS