University of Greenwich
Mathematics (Extended) BSc (Hons)
University of Greenwich

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Our extended mathematics course will give you the advanced mathematical methods, skills and techniques you need to build a successful career in mathematics.

Topics covered on this extended course include numerical mathematics, problem-solving and mathematical thinking, statistics and the use of mathematical software. If you're interested in teaching, you can apply for the Undergraduate Ambassadors Scheme, which helps you gain valuable classroom experience.

The course includes an initial foundation year, which provides the skills you need to make the most of your degree. In subsequent years, you follow the curriculum of our three-year course. The degree is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, the UK's chartered professional body for mathematicians. In the 2019 Guardian University Guide, our mathematics courses were ranked in the top 10 in the UK.

What you should know about this course

  • The BSc Hons Mathematics (Extended) course includes a preparatory year and helps students access degree study in this subject with a lower entry tariff

  • You will learn to identify and analyse relevant data to solve problems and will acquire IT skills using contemporary mathematical software packages

  • This course allows you to develop skills such as logical analysis, deduction, mathematical modelling, problem-solving and the appropriate application of mathematical concepts

  • Overall, you will improve your capacity for independent thinking, interpreting and presenting mathematical findings, translating quantitative information into a qualitative form, while developing your communication skills and your ability to work in teams

  • 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.

This programme will meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation, awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, when it is followed by subsequent training and experience in employment to obtain equivalent competences to those specified by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for taught masters degrees.

This programme will meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation, awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, when it is followed by subsequent training and experience in employment to obtain equivalent competences to those specified by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for taught masters degrees.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 24 graduates of Mathematics (Extended) BSc (Hons) at University of Greenwich for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Applied Mathematics.

Overall student satisfaction
83 /100
24 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Mathematics (Extended) BSc (Hons) at University of Greenwich

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Mathematics (Extended) BSc (Hons) 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 £28000 £26000 £31500
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £30000 £19000 - £30500 £22000 - £37500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Applied Mathematics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26516 £27314 £33292
25-75 percentile range £22047 - £30741 £21475 - £35639 £24949 - £44619

What You Will Learn

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

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Modules

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 (Extended) BSc (Hons) at University of Greenwich

25% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Information Technology Professionals
15% Teaching Professionals
15% Finance Professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Elementary occupations
5% Administrative occupations
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution



On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications. We also accept equivalent qualifications at Level 2, such as Functional Skills in mathematics and English.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

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

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Mathematics (Extended), BSc (Hons).

Costs

Tuition Fees Mathematics (Extended) BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
EU £14500 year 1
International £14500 year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2021/22 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2022/23 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance

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:

  • Foundation

University Rankings

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

Rankings of University of Greenwich in related subject specific rankings.

Mathematics

    • #18 
    • #23 
    Mathematics
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]
    • #34 
    • #46 
    Mathematics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

Natural Sciences

    • #36 
    • #301 
    Physical Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]

See all university rankings of University of Greenwich

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About University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich operates on government funding, and is based in London and Kent, England. The university’s main campus, the Old Royal Naval College, as well as its Avery Hill campus are located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in Greater London. Its satellite campus in Medway, Kent is part of a collaboration with the University of Kent.

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Where is this programme taught

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