Birkbeck, University of London
Mathematics with Management BSc (Hons)
Birkbeck, University of London

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Are you interested in mathematical theory and the application of mathematical methods to commercial and scientific problems? Our BSc Mathematics with Management provides a broad education in mathematics and the main concepts and methods of management. It concentrates on the methods and modelling techniques of mathematics, but also explains the theory behind them. Enhance your knowledge of a range of mathematical skills together with your understanding of management, including managerial economics.

Training in the mathematical sciences is highly valued by employers. Graduates in these subjects are in great demand and earn on average 10% more than other graduates. Around 35% have jobs in business or finance, with the next most popular choice being teaching, at around 10%.

Highlights

  • We provide a broad education in mathematical sciences and their modern applications to commerce and the natural and social sciences, such as game theory, cryptography and the mathematics of networks. Our courses cover the theoretical background, as well as methods and modelling techniques, and equip you with a wide range of mathematical skills.

  • The Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics has an excellent reputation for the quality of its academic research and teaching. In the 2020 National Students Survey, 100% of mathematics students were satisfied overall with their course. We offer a full range of academic programmes in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics and we regularly provide customised training to various public and private sector organisations.

  • Mathematical sciences are highly valued by employers, and our graduates go on to successful careers in business and finance, statistics, research and analysis, management, consultancy, and teaching, among many others.

  • You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource, where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available. You will also have access to the Birkbeck Library and e-Library where you can obtain books and journal articles required for your studies.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 49 graduates of Mathematics with Management BSc (Hons) at Birkbeck, University of London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Business and Management.

Overall student satisfaction
73 /100
49 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Business and Management

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26549 £26834 £31402
25-75 percentile range £21652 - £31832 £20191 - £35119 £22896 - £42771

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Mathematics with Management, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Mathematics with Management BSc (Hons) at Birkbeck, University of London

20% Elementary occupations
15% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Administrative occupations
10% Finance Professionals
10% Media Professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Architects, Chartered Architectural Technologists, Planning

Each module has an examination at the end of the year. Regularly assessed coursework usually contributes 20% of the marks for the module; normally this consists of between two and four take-home exercise sets, but there may be in-class tests for some modules.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

The UCAS tariff score is applicable to you if you have recently studied a qualification that has a UCAS tariff equivalence. UCAS provides a tariff calculator for you to work out what your qualification is worth within the UCAS tariff.

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

including grade B, or higher, in mathematics, or the equivalent.

We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge and previous work experience. We may waive formal entry requirements based on judgement of academic potential. ALTERNATIVE ENTRY ROUTES Students taking the Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Studies at Birkbeck can gain access to the programme, provided they obtain at least a Distinction.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Mphil / PhD

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
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Costs

Tuition Fees Mathematics with Management BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
International £14560 year 1

Additional fee information

Students are charged a tuition fee in each year of their programme. Tuition fees for students continuing on their programme in following years may be subject to annual inflationary increases.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

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About Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London (BBK) was established in 1823, and takes a different stance towards admissions than many other universities. Applicants are encouraged by BKK to apply even if they don’t possess the traditional qualifications normally required, as applications here are also considered based on an assessment of your knowledge on the subject, and any work experience you might have. Being located in the very centre of London, students will have all the advantages of the city’s public transport connections, as well as the chance to live in such a diverse and vibrant city with all that it offers.

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Where is this programme taught

Birkbeck College - Bloomsbury Campus
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Main Site - Malet Street
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