Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Summary: Mathematics is a highly respected degree with a high demand for mathematicians and statisticians across many sectors such as oil, gas, renewable energy, health sciences, finance and banking, space science, as well as many other science and engineering industries.
Course details: We produce graduates with the problem-solving and leadership skills necessary to forge successful careers. This course develops your knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts and methods. It provides you with a strong mathematical foundation and develops your capacity to apply mathematics to real-world problems, including analytical and numerical approaches to modelling and problem-solving. Group projects develop your communication skills through independent learning and team work, providing you with practical skills essential to your career.
Within this programme you have the opportunity to spend one year learning and developing your skills through work experience. This allows you to apply academic knowledge in a work environment and improve your career prospects. It can even lead to the offer of a permanent job with your placement employer. In the final year you complete a specialist project, which provides a unique opportunity for you to explore an area of mathematics that interests you in greater depth. You are guided throughout by your project supervisor.
After the course: Our award-winning careers service works with regional and national employers to advertise graduate positions, in addition to providing post-graduation support for all Teesside University alumni. Jobs relevant to mathematics graduates include: actuarial analyst, actuary, chartered accountant, data analyst, investment analyst, research scientist (maths), school teacher, statistician, systems developer.
Typical employers include: NHS, local and central government, educational establishments, pharmaceutical industry, IT companies, engineering companies, insurance companies, market research and marketing companies and finance, banking and accountancy firms.
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You attend a range of lectures, small-group tutorials and laboratory sessions. The course includes a substantial final-year research-based project. The course provides a number of contact teaching and assessment hours (such as lectures, tutorials, laboratory work, projects, examinations), but you are also expected to spend time working independently. This self-study time is to review lecture notes, solve tutorial exercises, prepare coursework assignments, work on projects and revise for assessments.
One module in each year involves a compulsory one-week block delivery period. This intensive problem-solving week provides you with an opportunity to focus your attention on particular problems and enhance your team-working and employability skills.
Our assessment strategy tests your subject knowledge, independent thought and skills acquisition. It involves a range of assessments types, including coursework assignments, group project reports and formal examinations.
How to apply
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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||96 - 112 points||Including level 3 mathematics.|
|A level||BBC||Including C in mathematics.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Including merit in further mathematics units.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Including merit in at least 12 level 3 credits in mathematics.|
|Scottish Higher||Including level 3 mathematics.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||English language and mathematics at grade 4 (or C). Alternatively, Key Skills level 2 may be used in lieu of GCSE English.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||Including level 3 mathematics.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|