Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

Study at a Mathematics Department rated highly for 'Overall Student Satisfaction' each year in the National Student Survey. The Department is internationally recognised for the quality of its research in Pure Mathematics, Information Security, Statistics and Theoretical Physics. Develop a creative approach to problem solving that produces effective management results. Learn how to provide direction, assess progress, and adapt your approach to changing circumstances. You will benefit from a strong focus on small group teaching led by inspirational staff who are acknowledged experts in their fields, with a dedicated support network, including a personal academic adviser to guide you in your studies.

Course Modules

Mathematics Year 1: from Euclid to Mandelbrot; calculus; number systems; numbers and functions; introduction to applied mathematics; principles of statistics; functions of several variables; matrix algebra. Year 2: vector analysis and fluids; statistical methods; linear algebra and project; primes and factorisation; real analysis; probability; graphs and optimisation; ordinary DEs and Fourier analysis; further linear algebra and modules; complex variable. Year 3: quantum theory 1; interference; time series analysis; mathematics of financial markets; cipher systems; computational number theory's; combinatorics; electromagnetism; mathematics project; further linear algebra and modules; mathematics in the classroom; number theory; non'linear dynamical systems; applied probability; error correcting codes; complexity theory; quantum theory 2; advanced financial mathematics; public key cryptography; applications of field theory. Management Year 1: international business; markets and consumption; organisation studies; interpreting management; accounting; information systems; quantitative methods. Year 2: strategic management; managerial accounting; operations management; marketing strategy in context; human resource management; employability. Year 3: integrating management practice 1; integrating management practice 2.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 32
  • European Baccalaureate 75%-80%
  • GCE A-level ABB-AAB
  • SQA Advanced Higher AA-AA
  • Course specific
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD*
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD*
  • SQA Higher AAABB

Key Course Information

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88% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 88%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 86%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 83%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

79% Go on to work and/or study

In work 49
Studying 26
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 10
Unknown 10

24% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 75%

Total Coursework: 22%

Total Practical: 3%

£4,300 - £5,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,200 - £5,000
Typical cost of private accommodation