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Mathematics and Computer Science - BSc (Hons)

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Why study this course?

The Mathematics and Computer Science BSc degree prepares you for a career in computer science or mathematics, but also for work in the computing industry as whole. After graduating from this course, you can proceed to PGCE in Secondary Mathematics Teaching, as well as computing and mathematics MSc courses.

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More about this course

You'll learn through lectures, tutorials, seminars, computer-based learning, individual and group-based case studies and directed independent study.

This degree will help you develop mathematical problem solving, create logical mathematical arguments with conclusions; evaluating their limitations. You'll also formulate complex problems, analyse and interpret the results, and learn to work both independently and with others as part of a team. 

All mathematics and computing modules will have presence on the University virtual learning environment.

Assessment

You'll be assessed through tests, exams, essays, individual and group research projects and a final dissertation, with regular supportive feedback.

Professional accreditation

We will seek accreditation from the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA).

Fees and key information

Course type
Undergraduate
UCAS code G104
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Entry requirements

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

  • GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • one of the following: at least 80 points , of which at least 48 must be from a relevant area, from two or more A levels, one of which must be in Mathematics, or
  • at least 80 points, of which at least 48 must be from a relevant area, from two A levels including Science, Physics or Engineering or from a BTEC National Diploma in Science, Engineering or relevant subject area with at least three merits in the final year, excluding common skills.

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.

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.

After the course

Graduates from this degree can build careers in the field of mathematics, but also work more broadly in the computing industry. You can also proceed to PGCE in Secondary Mathematics Teaching, as well as MSc Mathematics areas.

There are careers for which a degree in mathematics is either essential or a strong advantage. These fall into a number of general areas:

  • scientific research, design and development
  • management services and computing
  • financial work
  • statistical work
  • teaching
  • postgraduate study

You can gain experience and earn while you learn through work placements and client-driven projects.

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.

UK/EU applicants for September full-time entry must apply via UCAS unless specified otherwise.

Applicants for September part-time entry should apply direct to the University using the online application.

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.

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