IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
Pearson: 59 (59 in all sub scores)
BrunELT: 58% (min 55% in all areas)
TOEFL: 77 (min R18, L17, S20, W17)
Using mathematics to solve industrial and commercial problems has led to vital breakthroughs for human advancement. Mathematical models underpin engineering, the applied sciences, computing and many aspects of business and management today. If you have a skill for mathematics and statistics and a flare for management then this could be the course for you. The combination of skills developed on this course will open doors to a wide range of careers.
This course focuses on how mathematics can solve industrial and commercial problems. You’ll develop a broad knowledge of general management alongside applicable skills and knowledge in mathematics and statistics.
Follow the four-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.
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MA1611 - Calculus
MA1612 - Fundamentals of Mathematics
MA1620 - Linear Algebra
MA1670 - Probability and Statistics I
MA1691 - Programming and Mathematical Projects
MG1051 - Organisational Behaviour and Analysis
MA2612 - Multivariable Calculus
MA2670 - Probability and Statistics II
MA2682 - Discrete Mathematics and Operational Research
MA2690 - Professional Development and Project Work
MG2063 - Critical Perspectives in Management
MG2129 - Managing Change and Creativity
MG2133 - Human Resource Management and its International Dimensions
MG2530 - Management Accounting - Planning and Control
MG3119 - Issues and Controversies in Management Project
MA3670 - Statistics III
MA3990 - Final Year Project
MA3610 - Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
MA3626 - Encryption and Data Compression
MA3650 - Numerical Methods for Differential Equations
MA3676 - Stochastic Models
MA3686 - Risk and Optimisation for Financial Planning
MG3009 - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Ventures
MG3018 - Gender and Organisations
MG3047 - Strategic Management
MG3077 - Strategic Financial Management
MG3109 - Innovation and Knowledge Management
MG3113 - Business Ethics, Environmental Sustainability and Governance
Career prospects for mathematicians with management skills are excellent. Maybe you want to pursue a career that specifically uses your mathematical or statistical skills or would prefer a more general career, such as management or consultancy. Either way you’ll possess key skills that are highly sought after by business – in fact any industry that uses modelling, simulation, cryptography, forecasting, statistics, risk analysis and probability.
Our combination of work experience and up-to-date teaching means that you will be well-equipped to follow the career you want after graduation.
These are some of the areas where a maths degree is valued highly:
Finance: banking, accountancy, actuarial, tax, underwriter, pensions, insurance
Medicine: medical statistics, medical and epidemiological research, pharmaceutical research
Design: engineering design, computer games
Science: biotechnology, meteorology, oceanography, pure and applied research and development
Civil Service: scientists (‘Fast Stream’, DSTL, DESG), GCHQ, security service, statisticians
Business: logistics, financial analysis, marketing, market research, sales oil industry, management consultancy, operational research
IT: Systems analysis, research
Engineering: aerospace, building design, transport planning, telecommunications, surveying.
Insurance – Single: 300 GBP per year