Birkbeck, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of London

Mathematics

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Course summary

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. You will also have access to the Birkbeck Library and e-Library where you can obtain books and journal articles required for your studies.
Careers and employability Graduates can pursue career paths in business and finance, statistics and analysis, or education. Possible professions include:
  • actuary
  • operational researcher
  • mathematical research scientist
  • secondary school teacher
  • statistician.
We offer a comprehensive Careers Service - Birkbeck Futures - your career partner during your time at Birkbeck and beyond. At every stage of your career journey, we empower you to take ownership of your future, helping you to make the connection between your experience, education and future ambitions.

Course details

Modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Assessment method

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

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

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. We also accept other English language tests.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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*). 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

https://www.bbk.ac.uk/study/2022/undergraduate/programmes/UCHMTHMT_C/#entry-requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £4625 Year 1
England £4625 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4625 Year 1
Scotland £4625 Year 1
Wales £4625 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are charged a tuition fee in each year of their programme. Tuition fees for students continuing on their programme in following years may be subject to annual inflationary increases.

Provider information

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Birkbeck, University of London
Malet Street
Bloomsbury
London
United Kingdom
WC1E 7HX


Clearing contact details

Clearing Enquiry form
Admissions Office

020 3907 0700

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Our Clearing hotline opens at 8.30am on Tuesday 10th August until 6pm and 9am on Wednesday 11th August until 6pm. From Thursday 12th August our phone lines will be open 10.30 - 6pm (Mon-Thur) and 10.30 -5pm (Fri). Virtual Clearing Event - http://www.bbk.ac.uk/events/


Course contact details

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Birkbeck Student Advice Service

0203 907 0700

Mathematics at Birkbeck, University of London - UCAS