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Mathematics University of Greenwich Degree level: Undergraduate

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With an MMath degree, you can enter university as an undergraduate and leave with a valuable postgraduate qualification - ideal if you are looking for high-level jobs in mathematics.

Our MMath degree combines undergraduate and postgraduate study into a single course. You will explore the core disciplines of mathematics before moving on to more-advanced topics in your final year.

Subjects include linear algebra, multivariable calculus, probability and statistics, operational research, number theory, and ordinary and partial differential equations. Individual and group projects will prepare you for further research or a career in the industry. You can also take a weekly placement in a school - an ideal taster for teaching.

This course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, the UK's chartered professional body for mathematicians. In the 2019 Guardian University Guide, our mathematics courses were ranked in the top 10 in the UK.

Course details

Modules

In sandwich mode students spend one year between Years 2 and 3 of study in a work placement.

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

  • Mathematical Algorithms and Methods (30 credits)
  • Problem-Solving and Mathematical Thinking (30 credits)
  • Techniques of Calculus and Linear Algebra (30 credits)
  • Probability and Statistical Inference (30 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

  • Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (30 credits)
  • Simulation and Modelling (15 credits)
  • Operational Research: Linear Programming (15 credits)
  • Statistical Data Analysis and Time Series (30 credits)
  • Numerical Mathematics (15 credits)
  • Vector Calculus and Number Theory (15 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

  • Partial Differential Equations (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:

  • Research Methods and Mathematics Project (30 credits)
  • UAS: Mathematics Education and Communication (30 credits)
  • Mathematics Work Placement (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:

  • Financial Time Series (15 credits)
  • Graph Theory and Applications (15 credits)
  • Mathematics of Data Analytics (15 credits)
  • Mathematics of Decision Making (15 credits)
  • Statistical Models (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options:

  • Actuarial Mathematics and Risk Modelling (15 credits)
  • Optimisation Techniques (15 credits)
  • Modelling and Analysis of Financial Instruments (15 credits)
  • Mathematics for the Life Sciences (15 credits)
  • Coding and Cryptography (15 credits)

Year 4
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

  • Inverse Problems (MMath) (15 credits)
  • Mathematics of Complex Systems (MMath) (15 credits)
  • Contemporary Topics in Mathematics (30 credits)
  • MMath Project (60 credits)

Assessment method

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mathematics and its Applications, Institute of

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level BBC Must include A-Level Maths at B.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM We will consider BTEC National Extended Diplomas alongside A Level Mathematics.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English and Mathematics (Grade 4 / C)

Additional entry requirements

Other

Interview: You may be invited for an interview.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are for 2019/20 entry. This may change for the 2020/2021 entry.

Provider information

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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row
Greenwich
SE10 9LS


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School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences

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020 8331 9000