School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, University of Greenwich, London/ United Kingdom

B.Sc. Mathematics and Computing

This programme will give you a sound knowledge of mathematics and its application to real-life situations and will build up your ability to analyse and solve problems. It will provide you with an opportunity to acquire skills, such as logical analysis, deduction, mathematical modelling and calculation, which are valued by employers.

Description

Mathematics is one of the most fascinating and intellectually challenging subjects. It constantly develops the ways in which we live and think, as it plays a key role in most of today's scientific and technological advancements.

This programme will give you a sound knowledge of mathematics and its application to real-life situations and will build up your ability to analyse and solve problems. It will provide you with an opportunity to acquire skills, such as logical analysis, deduction, mathematical modelling and calculation, which are valued by employers.

In response to our students' increased interest in pursuing a career in teaching, we also offer courses such as Mathematics and Society and 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.

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.
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Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15
Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (Non-EEA)
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 36  months
Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Advanced Calculus and Mathematical Methods (30 credits)
  • Mathematical Technology and Thinking (30 credits)
  • Computer Programming (30 credits)
  • System Building (30 credits)

Year 2

  • Linear Algebra and Applications (30 credits)
  • Operational Research for Industry (15 credits)
  • Systems Development Project (30 credits)
  • Application and Web Development (15 credits)
  • One option from: Advanced Programming; Database Applications Technologies; Visual Application Development; Information Analysis (15 credits)

Optional Sandwich Year (Work Placement)

Final Year

  • Research Methods and Mathematics Project OR UAS: Mathematics Education and Communication OR Mathematics Work Placement (30 credits)
  • Four 15-credit options from: Artificial Intelligence; Development Frameworks and Methods; Enterprise Web Software Development; Database Management and Administration; User Interface Design; Programming Frameworks (60 credits)
  • Two 15-credit options from: Coding and Cryptography; Dynamical Systems and Chaos; Graph Theory and Applications; Industrial Applied Mathematics; Mathematics and Society; Mathematics of Decision Making; Mathematics for the Life Sciences; Methods for Non-linear Mathematics; Models and Algorithms for Scheduling; Numerical Solutions of PDEs; Optimisation Techniques; Real Analysis; (30 credits)

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Requirements

Applicants should have:

A minimum of 300 UCAS points

FROM subjects studied at A-level or equivalent qualifications, including at least 80 points from Mathematics studied to A-level or equivalent

PLUS GCSEs in English and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications such as key skills level 2.

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

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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