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INTRODUCTION Develop your knowledge of mathematical techniques and methods and apply them to real business problems, on this industry-approved BSc (Hons) Mathematics. It includes an optional year in industry. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? This is a high-quality mathematics course that is well-respected. Our latest student satisfaction score (96%) and accreditation from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) proves that. We work with leading organisations like CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, so there are opportunities to get involved in exciting projects that will give you real experience and super-charge your CV. IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU? Do you want to expand your understanding of concepts in mathematics, statistics and operational research? Are you eager to use your maths abilities in practical ways? If so, this course would suit you. HOW YOU WILL LEARN OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES You will learn what it’s like to work as a professional mathematician on genuine complex problems faced by organisations – through projects and your industry placement, if you choose to take one. You'll also be invited to local IMA events so you can network and find out more about current issues. CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY As a mathematics graduate, you’ll have great analytical skills and numeric competence. You will also be an expert problem-solver and thinker. Employers in all industries value these qualities. Obvious career paths include banking, finance, business or teaching, but many more will be open to you.
How to apply
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc including at least a grade C at A level in Maths (or equivalent qualification). We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|A level||BBB||At least a grade C at A level in Maths (or equivalent qualification)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits M: 24 credits P: 6 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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