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The award

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 1820 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 14000 per year

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About Mathematics, Statistics & Accounting at Faculty of Science, University of Strathclyde

Why this course?

This joint degree is offered in partnership with Strathclyde Business School.

You'll develop mathematical and statistical expertise at the same time as completing a fully-accredited Accounting degree. This course could lead to training for membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland.

You will look at statistical techniques in data analysis and the use of mathematical models.

Our course focuses on the application of mathematics to solve practical problems while statistics is used to explain the uncertain world we live in.

Our flexible degree structure enables transfer between courses.

What you'll study

The BSc (Honours) degree is a four-year programme. Each year contains compulsory classes and some years contain either optional classes, which relate to different areas of mathematics, and/or elective classes from other subject areas in the University.

To gain professional recognition in Accounting, you must take classes in Business Law and Economics.  

Mathematics and Statistics account for at least half of each course, with the remainder devoted to Accounting. Flexibility is a key feature. You'll be able to choose the particular areas of Mathematics, Statistics, or Accounting you want to specialise in.

Years 1 & 2

In addition to the study of core mathematical methods, you'll study applied analysis, mechanics, numerical analysis and statistics.

Years 3 & 4

You can choose from a range of Mathematics and Statistics classes from one or more of the specialist application areas.

The Honours-year project may be in Accounting or Mathematics, or Statistics. Topics offered in Maths Honours-year classes include the mathematics of financial derivatives, mathematical modelling in biology and medicine, statistical modelling & analysis, and the mathematics of networks.

Accounting options include Auditing, Business Law, Cost Accounting, Economics, Information Systems and Taxation.


You'll have access to well-equipped, modern computing laboratories and teaching rooms, as well as 24-hour access to an advanced computer information network and a sophisticated virtual e-learning environment. We have also an undergraduate common room which gives you a modern and flexible area that's used for individual and group study work, and is also a relaxing social space.  


Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Key facts

  • UCAS code: GN34
  • Accreditation:Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland

Study options for this course

Notes about fees for this course

Fees & funding

How much will my course cost?


  • 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.


  • 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.


Course materials & costs

Textbooks vary in price, ranging from £40 to 100 for Accounting Ethics.  The majority of texts are freely available from the library. 

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.


Year 1 entry: AAAA or AAABB (Maths A, English C; Advanced Higher Maths recommended)

Year 2 entry: not offered ?

A Levels

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

Typical entry requirements: ABB

Year 2 entry: not offered ?

International Baccalaureate

Year 1 entry: 36 (Maths HL6, English HL5)

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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