BSc Maths with Business Management

General

Program Description

Undergraduate degree course Mathematics with Business Management BSc G1N2:

One of the longest established of disciplines, and underpinning many others, mathematics is the language of science and engineering and an intellectual field in its own right. It speaks without barriers across time. It is a discipline that is forever opening up to us, revealing new and fascinating truths and ideas, and helping to expand upon our knowledge in all directions.

At the School of Mathematics in Birmingham, we are internationally renowned for our world-leading research and research-led teaching and are committed to providing a challenging, first-rate, education to all of our students in a friendly and supportive environment. Consistently ranked amongst the top UK Mathematics centers, we excel at developing our students' thought processes, helping them to become more analytical and able to rapidly identify and solve problems.

A warm welcome is extended to you to come and join us so that we can help you to expand upon your knowledge and understanding of the world through the exquisite language of mathematics.

Course Details

The Mathematics with Business Management BSc undergraduate degree course is designed to prepare you for high-level management positions and is an integrated programme of mathematics and business-related topics.

How do you know you are running your business as efficiently and profitably as possible? From designing the bidding rules for acquiring 3G phone licenses, or the routing of delivery lorries, to cutting carpet roll efficiently, mathematics plays a key role in running businesses.

This three-year programme is designed to prepare you for high-level management positions and is an integrated programme of mathematics and business-related topics. Two-thirds of your degree involves studying mathematics, computing, and statistics used in analyzing the types of problems thrown up in the business context. The rest of your time is spent in the Birmingham Business School studying the theory and practice of running a business, covering such subjects as economics, marketing, and finance.

Employability

Feedback shows that 85% of our students go on to work or study on graduation. Of those in employment, 80%-90% gain graduate-level jobs and are earning salaries in the region of £20,000-£28,000 pa six months after graduation.

Preparation for your career is one of the first things you should be considering when you start university. When you graduate from one of our mathematics programmes, you can expect to be able to pursue careers in any one of the major blue chip companies in sectors as diverse as finance and computing or in government, teaching or the NHS. Many of our students continue their studies to graduate level, taking masters programmes or PhDs. Wherever the application of logical thinking and statistical or strategic knowledge is called for, being one of our graduates will give you a head start.

Our degrees will help you to develop key skills such as analytic thinking, problem-solving, independent research, report writing and the use of technical language. These skills are all highly sought after by employers.

You will have access to a wealth of professional careers advice, Our unique careers guidance service is tailored to your academic subject area, offering specialised expert advice and mentoring, as well as guidance to help you to secure exclusive work-experience opportunities and global internships, all of which will help you to stand out from the competition. And once you have a career in your sights, one-to-one support with CVs, interview practice and job applications will further help to give you the edge. In addition, our employer-endorsed, award-winning Personal Skills Award (PSA) recognizes your extra-curricular activities and provides an accredited employability programme designed to improve your career prospects.

You can also take advantage of:

  • Frequent careers advice drop-in sessions in the School, so you can always get help and advice when you need it.
  • An annual Maths Careers Fair, where you can meet employers specifically interested in mathematics graduates.
  • Regular Careers Skills Workshops run by employers or the College employability team to guide you through your career planning and give you an advantage in the application process for graduate positions and internships.
  • A fortnightly careers e-newsletter, including vacancies suited to maths students, with application deadlines and a calendar of careers events likely to be of interest to you as a maths student.

Some of our industrial relationships include:

  • Actica Consulting
  • Apple
  • BMI
  • BMW
  • Carillion
  • Emerson Process Management
  • General Electric
  • Goodrich Actuation
  • Masternaut
  • Renishaw
  • RM Education
  • Rockpool Digital
  • Sidessa
  • Thermofisher Scientific

Your Birmingham degree is evidence of your ability to succeed in a demanding academic environment. Employers target Birmingham students for their drive, diversity, communication and problem-solving skills, their team-working abilities and cultural awareness, and our graduate employment statistics have continued to climb at a rate well above national trends. If you make the most of the wide range of services you will be able to develop your career from the moment you arrive.

Cost & Fees

We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2016/17 are as follows:

  • £9,000 (Home/EU students)
  • £13,860 (International Students)
Last updated February 2018

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