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BSc (Hons) Mathematics (Extended) (Sandwich)

University of Greenwich
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Course UCAS code: G1G1
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  • BSc (Hons), Sandwich , Duration: 5 Years
Course Summary:
**Why study this at Greenwich?** * The BSc Hons Mathematics (Extended) is identical to the BSc Hons Mathematics, but includes a preparatory year which aims to help to prepare students for degree study in the subject. * As a student on the BSc Hons Mathematics (Extended), you will have the opportunity to develop skills such as logical analysis, deduction, mathematical modelling, and problem solving which are valued by employers. * You will learn to identify and analyse relevant data from different sources to help solve problems, and to acquire IT skill through using specialist contemporary mathematical software packages. * Throughout, you will learn how to apply mathematical concepts appropriately. * Overall, you will be provided with opportunities throughout the course to develop your verbal and oral communication skills, improve your capacity for problem solving, independent thinking, interpreting and presenting mathematical findings, translating quantitative information into qualitative form, while developing your ability to work in teams. **Professional recognition** 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. **Ranking** 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. **Outcomes** The aims of the programme are: * To provide you with a comprehensive understanding of mathematical methods and techniques, and the ability to apply them to real-life problems * To develop your problem-solving and analytical skills * To provide you with experience of practical applications of mathematics, including mathematical modelling in various contexts * To give you training in the use of mathematical software and an understanding of the strengths and limitations of computers and other tools. **What careers could I pursue?** There is a need for graduates with intellectual, mathematical and numerical skills that can be applied to a range of practical situations. Graduates with these skills are also in high demand in education. **Professional Recognition** 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 master's degrees.
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**In sandwich mode students spend one year between Years 2 and 3 of study in a work placement.** **Year 0** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses: * Foundations of Mathematics A (30 credits) * Foundations of Mathematics B (30 credits) * Mathematics Foundation Projects (60 credits) **Year 1** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses: * Mathematical Algorithms and Methods (30 credits) * Problem-Solving and Mathematical Thinking (30 credits) * Techniques of Calculus and Linear Algebra (30 credits) * Probability and Statistical Inference (30 credits) **Year 2** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses: * Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (30 credits) * Simulation and Modelling (15 credits) * Operational Research: Linear Programming (15 credits) * Statistical Data Analysis and Time Series (30 credits) * Numerical Mathematics (15 credits) * Vector Calculus and Number Theory (15 credits) **Year 3** Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options: * Research Methods and Mathematics Project (30 credits) * UAS: Mathematics Education and Communication (30 credits) * Mathematics Work Placement (30 credits) Students are required to choose 90 credits from this list of options: * Actuarial Mathematics and Risk Modelling (15 credits) * Optimisation Techniques (15 credits) * Modelling and Analysis of Financial Instruments (15 credits) * Financial Time Series (15 credits) * Mathematics for the Life Sciences (15 credits) * Graph Theory and Applications (15 credits) * Coding and Cryptography (15 credits) * Mathematics of Data Analytics (15 credits) * Partial Differential Equations (15 credits) * Mathematics of Decision Making (15 credits) * Statistical Models (15 credits)
Assessment Methods:
During the programme, you will be assessed by a variety of methods such as: * Examinations * Coursework * Project work * Oral presentations * Report writing * Dissertations These will be designed to assess your knowledge and understanding of key mathematical concepts, your mathematical skills and your wider skills for employability.
Application deadline details:

15 January

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Greenwich is seriously the nicest part of London! It’s a lovely little suburb, with great little shops, pubs with atmosphere and character, and the park, which is beautiful no matter what time of year. The one thing it isn’t is cheap, but the eagle eyed among you will be able to find the right deals and cheaper nights out in the city – New Cross is a short bus ride away and has plenty of nice, cheap(er) pubs. The course itself was great, with the lovely accommodation being the crowning touch of my experience.

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Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £12,100
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