University of Aberdeen
Business Management and Mathematics MA (Hons)
University of Aberdeen

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 25 graduates of Business Management and Mathematics MA (Hons) and other courses in Mathematics at University of Aberdeen for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Mathematics.

Overall student satisfaction
72 /100
25 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Management, Leadership

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Mathematics at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26000 £26500 £32500
25-75 percentile range £22000 - £28000 £23500 - £33500 £23000 - £43000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Management, Leadership

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28609 £27544 £32744
25-75 percentile range £24656 - £34562 £20964 - £35879 £24009 - £44835

Course Description

Business Management and Mathematics at Aberdeen is an excellent combination to develop the range of skills sought by employers, such as logical and analytical thinking, reasoning and argument. These skills will set you apart as an outstanding candidate with the potential to go right to the top in whichever sector you choose. In Business Management you will gain a wide perspective and thorough grounding in all areas of business, including skills in accountancy and statistics. Your knowledge will be developed in the dynamic, international environment of our Business School where there are over 40 nationalities, small class sizes and teaching is delivered by leading figures in the fields of business practice and theory, corporate finance and organisational change. Your learning will be supported by dedicated careers advisers.

Aberdeen is highly rated for research in both pure and applied mathematics and how we use mathematics to shed light on ‘complex systems’, including in business. You will learn from teachers and researchers who are internationally recognised as leaders in pure mathematics, particularly in the fields of algebra, analysis, geometry, topology and its application to many areas of our lives.

Adding Mathematics to your degree extends your choice of challenging and rewarding careers. Employers are keen to recruit mathematicians because of their ability to think logically and analyse new developments whether in business, commerce or technology. This subject combination will make you a strong candidate not only in business generally, because of the transferable skills you will have gained, but specifically in the financial and actuarial sectors, computing, information technology, geophysics and data analysis.

Study at a top UK University for Business and Management (11th) in the most recent major league tables (The Complete University Guide 2021). Mathematics at Aberdeen is ranked 3rd in Scotland by The Guardian’s Best UK Universities, 2021.

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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

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

Example below based on all graduates of Business Management and Mathematics MA (Hons) at University of Aberdeen

50% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Customer service occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
0% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
0% Media Professionals
0% Teaching Professionals

Grading & Study Time

**Students are assessed by any combination of three assessment methods:** Coursework such as essays and reports completed throughout the course; Practical assessments of the skills and competencies they learn on the course; Written examinations at the end of each course. The exact mix of these methods differs between subject areas, years of study and individual courses. Honours projects are typically assessed on the basis of a written dissertation.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Mathematics

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

Including one in a relevant subject/science (90 UCAS tariff points)

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

Overall - 6.0 with: Listening - 5.5 or above; Reading - 5.5 or above; Speaking - 5.5 or above; Writing - 6.0 or above.

IELTS Indicator or IELTS General Training are not accepted

TOEFL (iBT) 78

TOEFL iBT and TOEFL Home Edition (online) - DI code is 0818: Overall 78 with: Listening - 17 or above; Reading - 18 or above; Speaking - 20 or above; Writing - 21 or above.

PTE Academic 59

Overall - 59 with: Listening - 59 or above; Reading - 59 or above; Speaking - 59 or above; Writing - 59 or above.

Online Test is not accepted

Trinity ISE

Pass overall at ISE II with a distinction in writing and merit in the other three skills.

Institution's Own Test

Academic English Pre-sessional Programmes - Pass (valid for one year) OR Academic English Preparation Programme - Pass at Level Four (valid for one year)

Cambridge English Advanced

Overall - 169 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 162; Speaking - 162; Writing -169.

Cambridge English Proficiency

Overall - 169 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 162; Speaking - 162; Writing -169.

When you are thinking about studying overseas, it is important that you understand all the costs involved and budget accordingly. It is essential to budget for your studies prior to leaving your home country and to arrange all your funding for BOTH your tuition fees and your living costs.

View the University of Aberdeen Online Prospectus programme page to find out about any scholarships and funding you may be able to apply for.
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Costs

Tuition Fees Business Management and Mathematics MA (Hons)

Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £21900 year 1
Scotland £1820 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £21900 year 1
International £21900 year 1
EU £20800 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £20800 year 1

Additional fee information

EU/International Applicants: When you are thinking about studying overseas, it is important that you understand all the costs involved and budget accordingly. It is essential to budget for your studies prior to leaving your home country, and arrange all your funding for BOTH your tuition fees and your living costs.

Average student cost of living in the UK

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, 2025

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

Positions of University of Aberdeen in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Aberdeen

Dating back to the year 1495 we find the University of Aberdeen, located in the Scottish city of the same name. The main site of this ancient institution is Old Aberdeen, where students in the arts and social sciences as well as the physical sciences carry out their learning. Meanwhile on the significantly more modern campus site Foresterhill, learners in the medical and research fields occupy their own purpose-built buildings, such as Suttie Centre.

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