## Royal Holloway, University of London

### Course Introduction

You will 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. 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. You will study challenging subjects covering a varied curriculum, including pure mathematics, mathematical modelling, discrete mathematics, statistics, cryptography, quantum mechanics and informatics, and financial mathematics. The course has a track record of producing high'achieving graduates who are well'prepared for future employment.

### Course Modules

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. Year 4: computational number theory; channels; combinatorics; advanced cipher systems; project; complexity theory; quantum theory 2; advanced financial mathematics; public key cryptography; applications of field theory; theory of error'correcting codes.

Duration & Attendance | Qualification | Tuition fees |
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4 years Full Time |
MSci (Hons) | £13,500 Academic year. First year overseas fees |

4 years Full Time |
MSci (Hons) | £9,000 Academic year. First year home fees |

### Qualifications required:

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

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

### £25,000

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In work | 50 |
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Studying | 30 |

Studying and working | 0 |

Unemployed | 20 |

Unknown | 0 |

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Total Written: **89**%

Total Coursework: **10**%

Total Practical: **1**%