Mathematics

Course Introduction

**With an MMath degree, you can enter university as an undergraduate and leave with a valuable postgraduate qualification – ideal if you're looking for high-level jobs in mathematics.**

As a student on the MMath Mathematics, you will learn about a wide range of practical and modern applications of mathematics. The knowledge and skills that you will acquire during the programme are highly valued by employers and will form a sound background for further postgraduate study. The programme will provide a strong grounding in advanced mathematical concepts and mathematical thinking and will cover many modern applications of mathematics e.g. internet security, risk modelling, decision making, finance, social networks and scheduling. You will undertake individual and group research projects. These will be excellent preparation for a career in industry or for further research.

Your problem solving and analytical skills will be developed at all stages of the programme. Furthermore, our active focus on employability will assist you in acquiring important communication and team working skills. Throughout your time with us you will be guided and supported by a dedicated team of lecturers who invest time and effort into making the subject interesting and enabling students to achieve their full potential.

**Accreditation**

The MMath (Hons) Mathematics has been accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications to meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation.

**Ranking**

Our Mathematical Sciences degrees are ranked 6th in the UK in the 2019 Guardian university league tables for Mathematics and 1st in London for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2019

**Outcomes**

The aims of the programme are:

* To develop your problem-solving and analytical skills

* To provide you with experience of modern practical applications of mathematics including mathematical modelling in various contexts

* To assist you in acquiring expertise in current research tools and techniques

* To enable you to develop your communication and team-working skills.

Course Modules

**In part-time mode, students typically complete each study year of the course over two years, taking half the number of modules listed each year.**

**Year 1**

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Mathematical Algorithms and Methods (30 credits)

* Problem-Solving and Mathematical Thinking (30 credits)

* Techniques of Calculus and Linear Algebra (30 credits)

* Probability and Statistical Inference (30 credits)

**Year 2**

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (30 credits)

* Simulation and Modelling (15 credits)

* Operational Research: Linear Programming (15 credits)

* Statistical Data Analysis and Time Series (30 credits)

* Numerical Mathematics (15 credits)

* Vector Calculus and Number Theory (15 credits)

**Year 3**

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Partial Differential Equations (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:

* Research Methods and Mathematics Project (30 credits)

* UAS: Mathematics Education and Communication (30 credits)

* Mathematics Work Placement (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:

* Financial Time Series (15 credits)

* Graph Theory and Applications (15 credits)

* Mathematics of Data Analytics (15 credits)

* Mathematics of Decision Making (15 credits)

* Statistical Models (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options:

* Actuarial Mathematics and Risk Modelling (15 credits)

* Optimisation Techniques (15 credits)

* Modelling and Analysis of Financial Instruments (15 credits)

* Mathematics for the Life Sciences (15 credits)

* Coding and Cryptography (15 credits)

**Year 4**

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Inverse Problems (MMath) (15 credits)

* Mathematics of Complex Systems (MMath) (15 credits)

* Contemporary Topics in Mathematics (30 credits)

* MMath Project (60 credits)

Start Date

09/2019

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
8 years
Part Time
Master of Mathematics - MMath £9,250 European Fees
8 years
Part Time
Master of Mathematics - MMath £9,250 Home Fees
8 years
Part Time
Master of Mathematics - MMath £12,100 Overseas Fees