London Metropolitan University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Why study this course?
Graduates from this course are able to embark upon careers in the field of computer science or mathematics, but also work more broadly in the computing industry. In addition, the graduates from this course can proceed to PGCE in Secondary Mathematics Teaching, as well as MSc in Computing and Mathematics areas.
Since at least half of this degree is in Mathematics and Mathematics is SIV (Strategically important and vulnerable) subject, the students on this course will be eligible for ELQ (Equal Level Qualifications) funding.
In the most recent Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of all 2017 graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.
More about this course
Students learning activities include:
individual and group-based case studies
- directed independent study
Students are expected to develop advanced cognitive skills to help them apply appropriate mathematical processes in problem solving; develop logical mathematical arguments with appropriate conclusions and an evaluation of their limitations; formulate complex problems, analyse and interpret the results in context; develop self-awareness and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Example Year 1 modules include:
Calculus and Linear Algebra
Fundamentals of Computing
Introduction to Information Systems
Mathematical Proofs and Structure
Example Year 2 modules include:
Data Structures and Specialist Programming
Discrete Mathematics and Group Theory
Example Year 3 modules include:
Academic Independent Study
Cryptography and Number Theory
Error Correcting Codes
Formal Specification & Software Implementation
Work Related Learning II
Students are assessed via tests, exams, essays, individual and group research projects and a final dissertation with regular supportive feedback.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 points||At least 80 points, of which at least 48 must be from a relevant area, from two A levels including Science, Physics or Engineering or from a BTEC National Diploma in Science, Engineering or relevant subject area with at least three merits in the final year, excluding common skills.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Students should have GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C (Grade 4) or above (or equivalent.|
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
166-220 Holloway Road
City of London
Clearing contact details
0800 085 3168
Course contact details
020 7133 4200