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This degree will give you a solid grounding in how mathematics and statistics, supported by IT solutions, as applied to a wide variety of problems encountered in industry, business and research organisations. About the Foundation Year The Foundation Year is ideal if you have the ability to study for a degree but don’t have the qualifications to enter directly onto the Mathematics honours degree programme. Once you pass the Foundation Year you will progress directly onto the first year of the honours degree. If you are a full-time UK student, you will qualify for student financial support for the full duration of your course (subject to eligibility criteria). About the BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree From the outset, your focus will be on mathematics and statistics, although you are not expected to have any prior knowledge of statistics when you start the course. These studies will build a solid foundation in quantitative methods, combined with an understanding of how to develop software and use mathematical and statistical applications and then in the final year, you have a chance to specialise in areas like financial modelling, operational research, multivariate analysis and data mining. This degree has a very high academic and professional standing and the School has been formally recognised for its high quality teaching, excellent resources and dedicated staff. The School also boasts state-of-the-art facilities at its Byrom Street campus, with over 150 high performance computers and industry-standard software. We aim to improve your employability wherever possible on this course, which is why practical modules are introduced at every level. Most importantly, you can spend a sandwich year on a paid work placement to get a taste of what it’s really like to work in industry. The School’s strong links with over 450 local and national organisations mean that all of its courses are designed and developed to suit the needs of employers today, as well as creating excellent work placements for students. Currently we have close ties with Corus, Unilever, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, IBM, Eutechnyx, Jagex, Spiral House, Heinz, Liverpool Direct, Pilkington, MBNA Bank, HM Treasury, Lloyds TSB, Merseyside Police, Thames Water Authority, AstraZeneca, Littlewoods, Vauxhall Motors and GlaxoSmithKline to name but a few.
Please see guidance on core and option modules for further information on what you will study. Level 3 •Foundation Mathematics •Introductory Foundation Physics •Additional Foundation Physics •Algorithms and Computing •Programming •Engineering and Technology Practice Level 4 •Mathematical Methods •Linear Algebra •Modelling •Data Exploration and Analysis •Mathematical Computer Programming Level 5 •Further Mathematical Methods •Numerical Methods •Statistical Modelling •Probability and Risk •Differential Equations •Mathematical Skills Development Sandwich degree: Year-long placement •Level 6 •Project •Operational Research •Statistics in the Workplace •Multivariate Analysis •Data Mining •Advanced Calculus •Mathematical Biology •Business Systems Analysis •Engineering Analysis Further guidance on modules Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers. Please see the programme specification document for further details on this course.
Assessment varies depending on the modules you choose, but will usually include a combination of exams and coursework. We recognise that all students perform differently depending on how they are assessed, which is why we use a combination of exam and coursework assessment methods for each module. Typically 25% of your mark comes from coursework and 75% from an exam, although some modules are assessed entirely by coursework done in the computer lab.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Mathematics and its Applications, Institute of
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||88 points|
|A level||CCD||Minimum number of A Levels required: 1 Is general studies acceptable? Yes Are AS level awards acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications Average A Level offer: CCD Maximum AS Level points accepted: 20|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||Extended diploma (QCF): Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications Extended diploma subjects / grades required: MMM if studied on its own or to the total of 88 UCAS points when combined with other qualifications|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits M: 9 credits||Access to Higher Education Diploma acceptability: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications Further information: Access programme must have been taken be in a relevant subject area, you require 88 UCAS points including a minimum of 15 Distinctions and 9 Merits required|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||International Baccalaureate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications Additional information: 24 IB Diploma Points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||Irish Leaving Certificate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications Grades / subjects required: 88 UCAS points from a minimum of 5 subjects|
Applicants must have obtained grade 4 or grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics GCSE or • Key Skills Level 2 in English/ Maths • NVQ Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English Writing and or Reading • Skills for Life Level 2 in Numeracy/English • Higher Diploma in Maths/ English • Functional skills level 2 in Maths/ English
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.