This degree equips you with the knowledge and skills to apply mathematics and statistics in the business world.
At a Glance
UCAS Institution Name and Code
A Level: AAA or A*AB
IB: 35-37 points
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It combines the study of mathematics and statistics with the study of the major processes of business management, with specialist modules delivered by Newcastle University Business School.
You spend two thirds of your time studying mathematics and statistics, and have the flexibility to tailor the combination of mathematics and statistics content to suit your interests.
You also spend one third of your time studying management, with topics including:
- general management theory and practice
- interpreting company accounts
- human resource management
- ethics and corporate governance
Highlights of this degree
Quality and rankingQuality and ranking
Mathematics and statistics at Newcastle achieved an impressive 97% overall student satisfaction ranking us 5th in the UK in the National Student Survey 2016.
We also rank 11th overall in the UK for research (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
Spend a year in industrySpend a year in industry
Gain work experience and boost your employability by spending a year in industry between Stages 2 and 3.
Work placements give you the chance to develop workplace skills and gain commercial awareness that recruiters expect in graduate employees.
Some students go on to work for the organisation they did their placement with after they graduate.
The University Careers Service and the School of Mathematics and Statistics can help you to find a suitable placement.
Facilities and support
You will join the School of Mathematics and Statistics, based in the Herschel Building, just a two-minute walk from the city centre.
We have a state-of-the-art learning environment and you'll have access to extensive IT facilities for teaching and self-study, including:
- computer-based exercises with instant review of model solutions
- problem-solving video tutorials
- recording system for video capture of lectures, which you can download and watch again to help with your revision
We also have a dedicated mathematics and statistics library and reading room.
Visit the School's website to take a virtual tour of the Herschel Building.
To help you get the most out of university life, you'll have access to a range of support, including:
- a personal tutor throughout your degree
- a student mentor in your first year
You'll also benefit from our:
- induction programme, including social events, to help you settle in quickly
- activities and events run by our student-run society, MathSoc
Teaching and assessment
You will be taught through:
- problem classes
- tutorials and drop-in sessions
- practical computer classes and computer-based assessments
- data collection and analysis
You will be assessed by assignments (many of which take place online) and examinations.
Find out more
Teaching and assessment methods may vary from module to module. More information about each module including specific assessment methods, credits and contact hours, can be found in the Course Details section.
Visit our Teaching and Learning pages to read about the outstanding learning experience available to all students at Newcastle University.
Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS)Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS)
Do you want to become a technical officer in the Royal Navy, British Army, RAF or Defence Engineering and Science Group when you graduate?
This degree is approved by the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS).
DTUS is a sponsorship programme for students interested in a scientific, engineering or technical career in the armed forces or the Ministry of Defence.
Find out more on our Armed Forces page.
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