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Mathematics and Management

BSc
  • UCAS code GN12
  • Option 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2018

The course

Excited by the world of business and intrigued by the beauty and logic of mathematics? By combining the two in one degree you will gain an enviable set of transferable skills to take into the world of work. Our combined programme offers a 50/50 split between management and mathematics, allowing you to pursue your love of mathematics whilst gaining a comprehensive foundation in the cutting-edge theories and practices of modern business management.

Led by experts in the field, you will gain a solid grounding in the key components of each subject in year 1, and in the following two years, you will have the flexibility to tailor your studies to your own interests, thanks to the programme’s modular structure. You will develop valuable practical skills in areas such as logistics, budgeting, inventory control and scheduling, as well as in communication and teamwork, numeracy, data handling and analysis, logical thinking, creative problem-solving. You will also benefit from studying real-life case-studies and learning about the first-hand experiences of business stakeholders.

Our broad curriculum is influenced by our world-class research activities. Our School of Management celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2015/16. It takes a fresh and intellectually challenging approach to management research and education. Our Department of Mathematics is internationally renowned for its work in pure mathematics, information security, statistics and theoretical physics. We will guide you through all the key areas of management, from strategy to marketing, accounting to e-commerce. You will also gain a solid grounding in pure and applied mathematics, statistics and probability, the mathematics of information and financial mathematics, and discover how to apply them to the worlds of business and industry. 

Both departments offer a friendly and motivating learning environment and a focus on small group teaching. You will take part in seminars, tutorials, problem-solving sessions and practical classes, as well as traditional lectures and supervised project work. You will also benefit from generous staff office hours and a dedicated personal adviser, and we offer CV writing workshops and a competitive work placement scheme.

  • Combine management and mathematics to equip yourself with a highly desirable skill set for the world of work.
  • Enjoy a flexible, modular curriculum that allows you to develop your own specialisms.
  • Join an inspiring student community with a strong international outlook.
98%

overall satisfaction from our students

Source: NSS, 2017

2nd

in the UK for research impact

Source: THE REF institutions ranked by subject, 2014

96%

of our graduates go on to work or further study within six months of graduating

Source: DLHE, 2017

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