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Mathematics, BSc Hons (Extended) Undergraduate prospectus

  • This programme will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of mathematical methods and techniques, and the ability to apply them to real life problems
  • You will develop your problem-solving and analytical skills, gaining experience in practical applications of mathematics
  • You will be given training in the use of mathematical software, and an understanding of the strengths and limitations of computers and other tools

G1G1 BSc/Mat

UCAS points

64

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4 years full time

8 years part time

5 years sandwich programme

Overview

Overview

 
The BSc Hons Mathematics (Extended) is identical to the BSc Hons Mathematics, but includes a preparatory year which aims to help to prepare students for degree study in the subject. It also has a lower entry tariff.

The BSc Hons Mathematics (Extended) has been accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications to meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation when followed by subsequent training and experience in employment to obtain equivalent competences to those specified by the Quality Assurance Agency for taught Master's degrees.

In response to our students' increased interest in pursuing a career in teaching, we also offer courses such as 'Mathematics and Society' and 'UAS: Mathematics, Education and Communication'. The latter offers teaching experience through the Undergraduate Ambassadors Scheme. This encourages and nurtures a new generation of mathematicians and provides the opportunity to gain classroom experience as a final-year option.

Ranking

Our mathematics degrees are ranked:
  • First in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017
  • Within UK's top five for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.

Outcomes


The aims of the programme are:
  • To provide you with a comprehensive understanding of mathematical methods and techniques, and the ability to apply them to real-life problems
  • To develop your problem-solving and analytical skills
  • To provide you with experience of practical applications of mathematics, including mathematical modelling in various contexts
  • To give you training in the use of mathematical software and an understanding of the strengths and limitations of computers and other tools.

What you'll study

Entry requirements

64 UCAS points from subjects studied at A-level or equivalent qualifications.

GCSEs in English and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications such as Key Skills level 2 are also required.

* Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations, coursework and a project.

Professional recognition

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 masters degrees.

Careers

Most industries are constantly on the lookout for graduates with intellectual, mathematical and numerical skills that can be applied to a wide range of practical situations. There is also a national shortage of mathematics teachers, and graduates from this programme will be highly valued as trainee teachers, as well as in other careers in education.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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