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Birkbeck, University of London

Mathematics

UCAS Code: Not applicable

Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

Entry requirements


Guaranteed interview for applicants with A-level mathematics (or equivalent*), and for students with at least a Merit in the Birkbeck Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Studies taking the Mathematics and Further Mathematics modules. Applicants without this will need to pass an entrance test. You will also need good written and spoken English.’ *for example the Access to Higher Education Diploma with at least 15 Level 3 credits at either Merit or Distinction in Mathematics units.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Part-time | 2020

Subject

Mathematics

This flexible evening study programme is ideal if you want to study mathematics at university level but do not want to commit to a full BSc Mathematics programme yet. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of mathematical and statistical techniques, learn how to solve problems logically and analytically, and improve your quantitative and computing skills. This course will not only expand your general knowledge of mathematics, but also enable you to explore the areas that interest you the most.

Highlights

- We provide a broad education in the mathematical sciences and their application to commerce and the natural and social sciences. Our courses cover the theoretical background, as well as methods and modelling techniques, and equip you with a wide range of mathematical skills.

- The Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics has an excellent reputation for the quality of its academic research and teaching. We offer a full range of academic programmes in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics, and we regularly provide customised training to various public and private sector organisations.

- Mathematical sciences are highly valued by employers and our graduates go on to successful careers in business and finance, statistics, research and analysis, management, consultancy and teaching, among many others.

- You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource, where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available, as well as the Birkbeck Library and e-Library.

Modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Assessment methods

Each module has an examination at the end of the year. Regularly assessed coursework usually contributes 20% of the marks for the module.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£4,625
per year
England
£4,625
per year
EU
£4,625
per year
International
£4,625
per year
Northern Ireland
£4,625
per year
Scotland
£4,625
per year
Wales
£4,625
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Birkbeck, University of London

Department:

Economics, Mathematics and Statistics

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