Brunel University London

Mathematics with Placement Brunel University London Degree level: Undergraduate

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Mathematics is a fundamental subject that is critical to our understanding of the world. Through the study of mathematics you’ll advance your problem solving skills, develop your reasoning and increase your analytical thinking. Mathematical models underpin engineering, the applied sciences, computing and many aspects of management today. With the MMath you’ll study for a further year and bring your BSc degree to master’s standard. This means you’ll be able to get that competitive edge when you apply for jobs without having to go through the application process again after Level 3.

You’ll study many aspects of pure and applied mathematics, together with general concepts of mathematical modelling. When it comes to the application of mathematics, we cover finance, statistics, operational research (how maths can be applied to commercial and industrial problems), numerical analysis (the approximate solution of very hard problems) and mechanics.

In your final year you’ll be able to specialise in areas of mathematics that you’re particularly interested in. You’ll produce a substantial research project under the guidance of a tutor in Level 3 and have the opportunity to build upon this as a MMath student.

Follow the five-year ‘Professional Placement’ degree programme and you‘ll benefit from our extensive experience in helping students to find well-paid work placements with blue-chip companies. Our sandwich students find that their mathematical and transferable skills are in demand in many sectors, both in the UK and abroad.

Areas recently offering placements include: accountancy, aviation, banking, defence, finance, insurance, IT (software development, network management and design), management (public and private sector), marketing and telecommunications.

This programme will meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation, awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, when it is followed by subsequent training and experience in employment to obtain equivalent competences to those specified by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for taught master's degrees.

Course details

Modules

Year 1
Algorithms and Numerical Methods
Advanced Mathematics
Calculus
Computing Projects and Mechanics
Essential Mathematics
Fundamentals
Geometry and Applications
Mathematical and Computational Skills
Linear Algebra
Probability and Statistics
Transition to Independent Learning of Mathematics

Year 2
Advanced Mathematics II and Numerical Methods
Advanced Calculus and Numerical Methods
Algebra and Analysis
Analysis 1
Analysis 2
Elements of Combinatorics
Employability Skills Multivariable Mathematics
Multivariable Calculus
Numerical Analysis Project
Linear Methods
Operational Research, Probability and Statistics
Probability and Statistics II
Statistics Project
Vector Calculus and Applications

Year 3- Placement

Year 4
COmpuslory;
Project
Complex Variable Methods and Applications

Optional
Advanced Mathematical Methods
Dynamical Systems and ODEs
Financial Computing
Financial Computing II
Mathematical Biology
Modern Regression and Classification
Network Models
Option Pricing Theory
Probability and Stochastics
Random Matrix Theory
Time Series Modelling
Topics in Combinatorics

Year 5
Compulsory
Advanced Project
Research Methods and Case Studies

Optional
Advanced Mathematical Methods
Dynamical Systems and ODEs
Financial Computing I
Financial Computing II
Mathematical Biology
Modern Regression and Classification
Network Models
Option Pricing Theory
Probability and Stochastics
Random Matrix Theory
Time Series Modelling
Topics in Combinatorics


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code G101
Institution code B84
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB including A in Mathematics or Further Mathematics
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M2, M2 including a minimum of D3 in Mathematics or Further Mathematics
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 and above are required, including English Language and Mathematics
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 31 points including grade 6 in Mathematics at Higher Level
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H3, H3, H3 including H2 in Mathematics
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma Not accepted
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate Not accepted
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Scottish Advanced Higher ABB including A in Mathematics or Further Mathematics

Applicants taking BTEC or Access courses should apply for the BSc version of this course and those who obtain high enough grades can transfer to MMath route at the end of Year 2.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each subsection
Institution's Own Test 60% in Brunel English Language Test with no less than 55% in each subsection

Brunel University London - English Language Requirements

https://www.brunel.ac.uk/international/English-Language-Requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £16,850 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Brunel University London
Kingston Lane
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH


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