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Mathematics and Computer Science (with an Industrial Year) MSci (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

With our MSci Mathematics and Computer Science degree you will be able to shape your degree to suit your career aspirations in exciting and rapidly developing areas. The year in industry will open a world of opportunity for you to apply your knowledge and gain work experience that will put you ahead when you graduate.Our world-leading experts on the Mathematics and Computer Science with Industrial Year MSci will help you develop your knowledge and skills in subjects that have a huge impact on our lives. Depending on how your interests develop, you could choose to specialise with advanced modules in areas such as statistics, algebra, robotics and machine learning, and take on a significant project.In small group tutorials we will encourage you to think critically and independently, helping you become a successful mathematician or computer scientist. The analytical and problem-solving skills you will learn will help you stand out in a highly competitive job market.In your first year, we will help you to make the step up to university level study. We will give you a sound mathematical basis in a broad range of subject areas and you will study the foundations of computer science together with programme design and programming techniques. In the second year you will be introduced to more advanced areas then you will go on your industrial placement in the third year.On returning to the University for your fourth year, you can choose from a broad range of modules to specialise in mathematics or computer science. In your fifth year you will specialise further and undertake a significant project so you can explore your interests in greater depth.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

19,320per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : A*AA

A*AA including Mathematics or AAA including Mathematics and grade 2 in any STEP paper. A level Mathematics or Further Mathematics required; ; Computing A level is not required but some experience of programming would be advantageous. General Studies not accepted, but a grade A may be considered if you fail to meet your offer.

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 110 3

    13th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    171 71%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    47th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    172 72%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    16th

    8

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