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The award
BSc

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 1820 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14000 per year

All study options

About Mathematics, Statistics & Business Analysis at Faculty of Science, University of Strathclyde

Why this course?

What you'll study

Mathematics and statistics are used in business every day. The analysis of how business works, how data can be effectively used and how we can optimise business practices are all examples of where the use of mathematics and statistics can help business to be more successful and they are all important aspects of the science of management.

This area, management science, is also known as operational research (OR) and is concerned with applying quantitative techniques and the modelling of business problems to management decision-making and planning.

Our joint degree, offered in collaboration with Strathclyde Business School, bridges the gap between management science, mathematics and statistics.

You'll have the opportunity to develop mathematical and statistical expertise at the same time as broadening your skills base in an award-winning Business School.

The course emphasises the great applicability of mathematics to solving practical problems meaning that you'll learn the skills that employers need.

Our flexible degree structure enables transfer between courses and there are opportunities to study abroad.

Postgraduate study

Learn more about the opportunities available in mathematics & statistics and management science.

Facilities

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has teaching rooms which provide students with access to modern teaching equipment and are conducive to student learning whilst the undergraduate common room allows students a modern and flexible area which is used for individual and group study work and also a relaxing social space.

Key facts

  • UCAS code: GN12
  • High Flyer Programme: qualified applicants can complete course in three years

Study options for this course

Notes about fees for this course

Fees & funding

How much will my course cost?

Scotland/EU

  • 2017/18 - £1,820?

Rest of UK

  • 2017/18 - £9,250

Bachelor degrees at Strathclyde will cost £9,250 a year, but the total amount payable will be capped at £27,750 for students on a four-year Bachelors programme. Students studying on integrated Masters degree programmes - for example MSci, MEng and MPharm - will pay £9,250 for the Masters year.

International

  • 2017/18 - £14,000

Additional fees 

Mathematics & Statistics 

Course materials & costs 

Class materials (lecture notes and exercise sheets) for the majority of Mathematics & Statistics classes are available free to download. For some classes, students may need access to a textbook.  Textbook costs are typically in the £20-60 price range.  These prices are dependent on format (e-book, soft or hardback) and whether bought new or second hand.  

PVG scheme (Protection of Vulnerable Groups)

Third-year Maths and Teaching students will need to pay for the full price of a PVG membership scheme.  

Other costs 

£40 returnable deposit for PRS handsets.

Management Science 

Course materials & costs

There is no charge for course materials.

Placement & field trips

For students working on their final project, travel costs are usually met by clients. On the rare occasions where travel costs are not met by the client, student costs will depend on location and frequency of travel.

Please note: All fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year. Find out more about fees.

How can I fund my studies?

Students from Scotland and the EU

If you're a Scottish or EU student, you may be able to apply to the Student Award Agency Scotland (SAAS) to have your tuition fees paid by the Scottish government. Scottish students may also be eligible for a bursary and loan to help cover living costs while at University.

For more information on funding your studies have a look at our University Funding page.

Students from England, Wales & Northern Ireland

We have a generous package of bursaries on offer for students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales

You don't need to make a separate application for these. When your place is confirmed at Strathclyde, we'll assess your eligibility.Have a look at our scholarship search for any more funding opportunities.

International Students (Non UK, EEA)

We have a number of scholarships available to international students. Take a look at our scholarship search to find out more.

Available scholarships

We have a wide range of scholarships available. Have a look at our scholarship search to find a scholarship.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Minimum grades

Required subjects are indicated following minimum accepted grades.

Highers

Year 1 entry: AABB or ABBBC (Maths A, English C, Advanced Higher Maths recommended) 

Advanced Highers

Year 2 entry: AAB (including Maths A and Accounting or Economics A)

A Levels

Year 1 entry: BBB (Maths A, GCSE English Language B OR English Literature B)

Typical entry requirements: ABB

Year 2 entry: ABB (Maths A, Business subject A, GCSE English Language and English Literature C)

Typical entry requirements: AAA

International Baccalaureate

Year 1 entry: 32

Year 2 entry: 34 (Maths HL6, English SL5)

HNC

Year 1 entry: relevant HNC with strong mathematical content, B in Graded Unit

Year 2 entry: not offered

 

Additional information

Widening access

We want to increase opportunities for people from every background. Strathclyde selects our students based on merit, potential and the ability to benefit from the education we offer. We look for more than just your grades. We consider the circumstances of your education and will make lower offers to certain applicants as a result.

Find out if you can benefit from this type of offer.

International students

Find out entry requirements for your country.

Degree preparation course for international students

We offer international students (non EU/UK) who do not meet the entry requirements for an undergraduate degree at Strathclyde the option of completing an Undergraduate Foundation year programme at the International Study Centre.

You can also complete the online application form, or to ask a question please fill in the enquiry form and talk to one of our multi-lingual Student Enrolment Advisers today.

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