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Our Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematics is ideal if you want to study mathematics at university level but do not want to commit to a full BSc Mathematics programme yet. This flexible evening study programme will develop your knowledge and understanding of mathematical and statistical techniques. You will learn how to solve problems logically and analytically, and improve your quantitative and computing skills. The course will not only expand your general knowledge of mathematics, but also enable you to explore the areas that interest you the most. HIGHLIGHTS
- We provide a broad education in the mathematical sciences and their application to commerce and the natural and social sciences. Our courses cover the theoretical background, as well as methods and modelling techniques, and equip you with a wide range of mathematical skills.
- The Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics has an excellent reputation for the quality of its academic research and teaching. We offer a full range of academic programmes in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics, and we regularly provide customised training to various public and private sector organisations.
- Mathematical sciences are highly valued by employers and our graduates go on to successful careers in business and finance, statistics, research and analysis, management, consultancy and teaching, among many others.
- You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource, where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available, as well as the Birkbeck Library and e-Library.
For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.
Each module has an examination at the end of the year. Regularly assessed coursework usually contributes 20% of the marks for the module.
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!
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests. If you don't meet the minimum IELTS requirement, we offer pre-sessional English courses, foundation programmes and language support services to help you improve your English language skills and get your place at Birkbeck.
We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge and previous work experience. We may waive formal entry requirements based on judgement of academic potential. Guaranteed interview for applicants with A-level mathematics (or equivalent*), and for students with at least a Merit in the Birkbeck Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Studies taking the Mathematics and Further Mathematics modules. Applicants without this will need to pass an entrance test. You will also need good written and spoken English.’ *for example the Access to Higher Education Diploma with at least 15 Level 3 credits at either Merit or Distinction in Mathematics units.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4625||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£4625||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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