Mathematics with Business Management BSc (Hons)
COURSE INFORMATION (2013 ENTRY)
3 years full-time or 4 years sandwichEngineering and Environment
Ellison Building, Newcastle City Campus
This degree course is highly regarded as it combines major elements of the BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree with important areas of Business. Mathematics topics are those most relevant to business and commerce and include operational research, numerical records and statistics. These are combined with business areas centred around finance, marketing and strategic management and are delivered by the Newcastle Business School.
The programme will prepare you for a career in business and management dealing with key aspects such as strategy, marketing and finance and will give you an appreciation of the applicability and importance of Mathematics to the outside world. You may also be interested to know that we recently recorded 100% student satisfaction in the Guardian’s University Guide 2011!
You will benefit from our established links with external organisations and the opportunity to undertake a 48-week placement in the third year. To find out more about combining maths with business management, go here.
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The programme is delivered through a range of lectures, seminars and computer lab sessions. Independent learning skills are a critical aspect of this degree, and will enable you with the ability to develop new skills throughout your career.
Throughout the programme your ownership of your own learning increases. In your final year you will have the opportunity to work on a dissertation in a key area of interest.
Assessments are carefully designed to ensure all students have gained a thorough understanding of their areas of study. You'll be assessed through a combination of coursework and examinations. Your coursework can include working in groups, delivering PowerPoint presentations and writing reports which will enhance your skills for future employment.
Successful students can apply for graduate status of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications.
Graduates will be well-equipped for careers in many areas, including finance, accountancy, management, logistics, statistics and teaching or may choose to pursue postgraduate study.
An annual Employer's Fair takes place in the autumn term for students from all Engineering and Environment disciplines, providing the opportunity to meet a wide range of employers and explore placement and graduate employment opportunities. This is an invaluable networking opportunity and consistently receives excellent feedback from both students and employers who are impressed with the students they meet.
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