Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Mathematics is an active and dynamic research department here at Brunel. Our academics' work is frequently supported by external grants and contracts with leading industry and government establishments. As a result, lecturers are often working at the frontiers of their subject and as their work feeds directly into their teaching, you can rest assured your degree course is truly up to date. All our mathematics courses incorporate projects which you are free to approach in the way that best suits your particular strengths and interests. For example, it's often possible to emphasise either concrete applications or abstract theory, and you can elect to use theoretical or computational tools only, or a mixture of both. We offer UK students up to 10 scholarships of up to '1000 for each year of study on any of our BSc or MMath programmes. You'll find more information here ' just follow the links. If you have a higher qualification in mind, you may be able to enrol for an integrated Master's degree (MMath). Check here for more details.'mmath Each of our BSc programmes will meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its applications provided it is followed by training and employment experience so you acquire equivalent competences to those specified by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for taught Master's degrees. Our MMath degree programmes for Mathematics and Financial Mathematics both meet the educational requirements for the Chartered Mathematician (CMath) Designation. In addition to our BSc Mathematics we also offer specialist pathways/Joint Honours in the following areas giving you the chance to tailor your studies: ' Financial Mathematics BSc (Hons)/MMath ' Mathematics with Computer Science BSc (Hons) ' Mathematics and Statistics with Management BSc (Hons).

Course Modules

Level 1 core: Linear algebra; calculus and numerical methods; discrete mathematics, probability and statistics; financial markets; introduction to financial accounting. Level 2 core: Linear and numerical methods; communication skills and operational research; statistics; algebra and discrete mathematics; analysis; corporate finance; corporate investment. Level 3: Optional Work placement.. (for thick'sandwich mode of study). Level 4 Core: Major project; stochastic models and mathematical finance; risk and optimisation in finance; differential and integral equations; financial engineering. Options: Statistics; differential and integral equations; numerical and variational methods for PDEs.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
BSc (Hons) £14,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 75%
  • International Baccalaureate 31
  • GCE A-level ABB
  • SQA Advanced Higher ABB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AABBB
  • Foundation / access qualification
  • IELTS 6.0
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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90% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 79%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 95%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 96%

£26,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

92% Go on to work and/or study

In work 70
Studying 16
Studying and working 6
Unemployed 6
Unknown 2

31% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 47%

Total Coursework: 53%

£4,500 - £6,900
Typical cost of university accommodation

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