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BSc in Mathematics and Statistics with Management

Brunel University London, United Kingdom


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 24,489

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  • 3 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
Using mathematics to solve industrial and commercial problems has led to vital breakthroughs for human advancement. Mathematical models underpin engineering, the applied sciences, computing and many aspects of business and management today.
  • If you have a skill for mathematics and statistics and a flare for management then this could be the course for you. The combination of skills developed on this course will open doors to a wide range of careers.
  • This course focuses on how mathematics can solve industrial and commercial problems. You’ll develop a broad knowledge of general management alongside applicable skills and knowledge in mathematics and statistics.
  • Follow the four-year Professional Placement degree programme and you‘ll benefit from our extensive experience in helping students to find well-paid work placements with blue-chip companies. Our sandwich students find that their mathematical and transferable skills are in demand in many sectors, both in the UK and abroad.
  • Areas recently offering placements include: accountancy, aviation, banking, defence, finance, insurance, IT (software development, network management and design), management (public and private sector), marketing and telecommunications.
  • 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.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023

UK entry requirements

  • GCE A-levels BBB including grade B Mathematics or Further Mathematics.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDM plus A-level Mathematics or Further Mathematics at Grade B.
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DM in any subject with an A-level Mathematics or Further Mathematics at grade B.
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D in any subject with A-levels grades BC including Mathematics or Further Mathematics.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma 30 points, including 5 in Higher Level Mathematics.
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma Complete and pass relevant Access course with 45 credits at Level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. Applicants must also have an A-level in Mathematics or Further Mathematics grade B.
  • Mathematics and Computing with Integrated Foundation Year For Brunel Mathematics and Computing with Integrated Foundation Year progression requirements
  • Five GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 and above are also required, to include Maths and English Language.

EU and International entry requirements

  • If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all sub scores)
  • BrunELT: 58% (min 55% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 79 (min R18, L17, S20, W17)
  • At Brunel we aim to make your transition into the university style of learning as easy as possible. So in the first few weeks of Level 1 you’ll start your learning in small groups of about 20 students. During your first year you’ll learn how to apply your mathematical knowledge to the real world.
  • You’ll be studying a mixture of maths and selected topics from the field of management. Mathematics accounts for between two-thirds and three-quarters of the course. This will be broad based meaning that you’ll develop your skills across a wide range of mathematical areas but with an emphasis on statistics and operational research as these areas are especially relevant to management theory. Your management topics will include areas such as accountancy, finance and organisational studies. These will be taught by the Brunel Business School meaning that you’ll benefit from the expertise of academics who are internationally recognised for their work and research in the business community.
  • The Final Year Project, an individual piece of coursework will account for one-third of Level 3. On special request, Mathematics and Statistics with Management students may replace this project with the Issues and Controversies in Management Project.
  • You’ll be able to select from a large number of projects covering a wide range of mathematical areas and applications. Your project will be supervised by a staff member. You’ll emphasise real applications or abstract theories, using theoretical and/or computational tools. If you’ve completed a placement you will be able to choose a project associated with your work experience. Examples of project titles are:
  • The very famous ‘travelling salesman problem’ (also known as ‘the lazy waiter’!);
  • Simulations of iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma and game theory
  • The mathematics of complex networks such as the web or Facebook
  • Applications of statistics to the Premier League, police complaints data and climate change
  • This course can be studied 3 years full-time or 4 years full-time with placement, starting in September.

Year 1

  • MA1611 - Calculus
  • MA1612 - Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • MA1620 - Linear Algebra
  • MA1670 - Probability and Statistics I
  • MA1691 - Programming and Mathematical Projects
  • MG1051 - Organisational Behaviour and Analysis

Year 2

  • MA2612 - Multivariable Calculus
  • MA2670 - Probability and Statistics II
  • MA2682 - Discrete Mathematics and Operational Research
  • MA2690 - Professional Development and Project Work
  • MG2063 - Critical Perspectives in Management


  • MG2129 - Managing Change and Creativity
  • MG2133 - Human Resource Management and its International Dimensions
  • MG2530 - Management Accounting - Planning and Control

Year 3

  • MG3119 - Issues and Controversies in Management Project
  • MA3670 - Statistics III
  • MA3990 - Final Year Project


  • MA3610 - Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
  • MA3626 - Encryption and Data Compression
  • MA3650 - Numerical Methods for Differential Equations
  • MA3676 - Stochastic Models
  • MA3686 - Risk and Optimisation for Financial Planning
  • MG3009 - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Ventures
  • MG3018 - Gender and Organisations
  • MG3047 - Strategic Management
  • MG3077 - Strategic Financial Management
  • MG3109 - Innovation and Knowledge Management
  • MG3113 - Business Ethics, Environmental Sustainability and Governance
  • UK 
  • £9,250 full-time
  • £1,385 placement year
  • Fees quoted are per year and may be subject to an annual increase. Home undergraduate student fees are regulated and are currently capped at £9,250 per year; any changes will be subject to changes in government policy.
  •  Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2021/22 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to support EU students during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course. EU fees for 2022 entry are not yet confirmed.

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