BSc Mathematics with Computing

Aston University
In Birmingham (England)

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  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (England)
  • When:

The BSc in Mathematics and Computing provides a unique combination of analytical and computational skills required for an in-depth understanding of new technologies.

Important information

Requirements: Why choose this course? Internet: e-commerce requires the transfer of confidential information (such as credit card details) securely through publicly accessible transmission lines; this is achieved through the use of public-key cryptography. Search engines are typically based on data mining techniques Telecommunications: mobile phones and satellite communication require the use of error-correcting codes to compensate for noise corruption to the message during transmission Bioinformatics: the hugedatabase of DNA sequences is a typical data mining and pattern analysis...


Where and when

Starts Location
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, England
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What you'll learn on the course

GCSE Mathematics
Skills and Training

Course programme

3 years full-time / 4 years full-time with integrated placement year

UCAS Code: G190
Typical offer level

A Level: ABB-AAB

BTEC National Diploma: DDD (including A Level Maths Grade B)
IB: 32 (including minimum Grade 6 in Maths at Higher Level)

Specific subject requirements
In addition to satisfying the general entry requirements, 320 points in 3 A-level subjects
to include at least a grade A or B in Mathematics, or equivalent qualifications.

General Studies accepted

GCSE: English Grade C

A suitable combination of two A Level and two AS Level subjects may be accepted
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Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements 

Tuition fees:
£9,000 (£1,000 during placement year) for UK/EU students (2016/17)                               

£14,800 Outside EU students (2016/17) More on fees 

As the e-revolution becomes more established new tools are required for handling the emerging challenges of the information age.  Mathematics requires the use of advanced tools and techniques which provide the principal methods needed for facing the new tasks. 

Mathematics and Computing are expected to take an increasingly more significant role in future developments, complementing advances in IT.  In today's rapidly changing information age many employers in the most dynamic and well-paid industries have massive demand for graduates with a combination of strong mathematical skills and IT knowledge.

The BSc in Mathematics and Computing provides a unique combination of analytical and computational skills required for an in-depth understanding of new technologies and prepares graduates for high-level careers in the rapidly growing areas of Finance, Computing and telecommunications.  The single Honours BSc Mathematics programme also incorporates elements of Computing as well as more traditional applied Mathematics modules.