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Mathematics - BSc (Hons)

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Why study this course?

This intensive course has proven extremely popular with our students due to built-in opportunities for work placements, the balanced programme of both applicable and theoretical mathematics, and our enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff who help you develop both your problem-solving and IT skills. 

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.

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More about this course

Through this course, you’ll build your knowledge, understanding and expertise in a range of mathematical methods, and develop the career-focused, transferable skills that employers are looking for. You’ll learn to use mathematical reasoning in a variety of contexts and apply your knowledge in problem-solving situations.

You’ll begin by studying the fundamentals of mathematics, such as calculus and linear algebra, and proofs and structures. As the course goes on, you’ll have the opportunity to specialise in your areas of interest such as cryptography and coding, the mathematics of infinity and financial modelling.

Assessment

You'll be assessed through tests, exams, essays, individual and group research projects, and a final year dissertation. You'll receive regular, supportive feedback throughout the course.

Professional accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) as meeting in part the educational requirement for chartered status.

Fees and key information

Course type
Undergraduate
UCAS code G100
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Entry requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • a minimum of grades CCE in three A levels or minimum grades BB in at least two A levels, one of which must be from mathematics or numerate subjects (or a minimum of 80 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma/Diploma; or Advanced Diploma; or Progression Diploma; or Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits)
  • English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent)

Applicants with relevant professional qualifications or extensive professional experience will also be considered on a case by case basis.

If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Mathematics (including foundation year) BSc (Hons).

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Tier 4 student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.

Accelerated study

If you have relevant qualifications or credit from a similar course it may be possible to enter this course at an advanced stage rather than beginning in the first year. Please note, advanced entry is only available for September start. See our information for students applying for advanced entry.

Modular structure

Modules for this course are to be confirmed. Please check back at a later date or call our course enquiries team on +44 (0)20 7133 4200 for details.

What our students say

“At London Met I don’t feel as though I only study mathematics, I feel I’m part of a community of people who share my passion and drive to do well. If I could give any advice to anyone thinking of joining the mathematics subject area at London Met it would be: stop thinking and secure your place, you will never look back.”

“I decided to do this course because I love mathematics and this course has given me the opportunity to deepen this love. I am able to study modules that I enjoy with other students who share the same interests as me. Friendly teachers, well-equipped labs and the library are very helpful and encourage me to explore more fields of mathematics.”

 

After the course

This degree will prepare you for a career in not just mathematics but in a number of fields where a good head for numbers is essential. You could go on to work in the computing, finance, scientific research and development or statistical industries to name but a few.

Many of our previous graduates have gone on to complete a PGCE in Secondary Mathematics and become mathematics teachers or tutors. Others have found work in related fields, such as international analysis and reporting at Time Inc UK, and accounting at Brackman Chopra LLP.

Additional costs

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees.

Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.

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How to apply

Apply to us for September 2019

Applying for a full-time undergraduate degree starting this September is quick and easy – simply call our Clearing hotline on or complete our online Clearing application form.

If you're a UK/EU applicant applying for full-time study you must apply via UCAS unless otherwise specified.

UK/EU applicants for part-time study should apply direct to the University.

Non-EU applicants looking to study part-time should apply direct to the University. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, please be aware that you will not be able to study as a part-time student at undergraduate level.

When to apply

The University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) accepts applications for full-time courses starting in September from one year before the start of the course. Our UCAS institution code is L68.

If you will be applying direct to the University you are advised to apply as early as possible as we will only be able to consider your application if there are places available on the course.

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