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Mathematics BSc

UCAS code: G100

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
Duration:
3 years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

Our Mathematics BSc will train you in all branches of maths. You will develop a broad understanding across the key aspects of mathematics and enjoy the freedom to pursue your own interests as you progress. You may transfer to the four year Mathematics with a Year Abroad BSc programme and spend your third year studying abroad before returning to complete a final year with us. This depends on you reaching a certain grade average and being accepted by a partner university.

Key benefits

  • Top 10 in the UK for Mathematics (QS World Rankings by subject 2020).
  • Research lies at the heart of our department - 87% of research classed as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014).
  • You can choose from a wide range of Mathematics modules taught by renowned experts.
  • You'll become highly employable - our graduates have entered careers in banking, consultancy, accountancy, management and more.
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Alongside excellent teaching, King's provides you with plenty of opportunities to help you grow as a person and make yourself stand out amongst the pool of other graduates.

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Our BSc course contains modules in all branches of mathematics. In pure mathematics, we offer modules in algebra, analysis, geometry and number theory. In applied mathematics, we offer modules in complex systems, probability, statistics and theoretical physics. During your first year you will follow a fixed group of modules, but in your second and third years you will have more freedom to choose modules and tailor your degree to suit your interests.

Base campus

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Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Special features

Optional study abroad

On this programme, you will have the opportunity to apply for either a single semester or a full year abroad supported by the Study Abroad Tutor in your department and King’s Global Mobility Office. Together with partner organisations around the world, you will be supported in navigating your international, educational journey, developing new skills and competences and learning to apply different perspectives to your chosen discipline.

Find out more about Study Abroad

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Subject requirements

Required subjects:
Mathematics and Further Mathematics
Preferred subjects:
None

A-Levels

Required grades:
AAA

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels.

A*AB also accepted. Must include: Grade A in both Mathematics and Further Mathematics. or Grade A* in Mathematics and A in Further Mathematics or Grade A in Mathematics and A* in Further Mathematics Further Mathematics will be accepted at AS Level grade A only if you additionally achieve a 3 in any STEP paper or a Merit in AEA Mathematics. NOTE: If you are taking linear A levels in England, you will be required to pass the practical endorsement in all science subjects.

International Baccalaureate

35 points

Must include: 6,6,6 at Higher Level, and including grade 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics. or 7,6,5 at Higher Level, and including grade 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics. The total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Note: IB students studying the new Maths curriculum would be required to study Analysis and Approaches at Higher Level to meet the subject requirement for this programme

You will also need:

GCSEs: There are no GCSE requirements for this programme.

 Non-academic requirements

Scholastic activities (Very Desirable):

The following are not required for entry, but you may find these useful further preparation for this degree: 

We will take your performance in STEP or AEA into account if you narrowly fail to meet your A-level offer

Alternative accepted qualifications

International applicants

Equivalent International qualifications

Course specific subject requirements are indicated in subject requirements above

English language requirements

To study at King's, it is essential that you can communicate in English effectively in an academic environment. You are usually required to provide certification of your competence in English before starting your studies.

Selection process

Application deadline: January 15th 2021.

Help for international applicants

International Foundation Year

If you don't have a suitable qualification for direct entry to a UK university, we can help with our Foundation year courses.

Pre-sessional courses

If you have an offer from King's, but English isn't your first language, we have courses to help you.

Teaching methods - what to expect

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

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Assessment

  • Examinations
  • Assessed Essays
  • Practical Examinations
  • Oral Presentations
  • Reports
  • Class tests
  • Projects

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

A degree in mathematics is one of the most flexible qualifications you can obtain, and as a result our graduates are among the best paid and the least likely to be unemployed. Many of our mathematics graduates become statisticians, actuaries, scientists, accountants, or go into careers in life sciences or the City. There is also considerable demand for graduates of mathematics in the teaching. 

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Actuarial Analyst, Deloitte
  • Accounting Associate, Ernst & Young
  • Financial Analyst, GE Healthcare
  • Mathematical Developer, Oakham
  • Audit Assistant, KPMG
  • Management Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Qualify Management Technician, Pacific Life Insurance
  • Systems Analyst, QBE

Tuition Fees

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Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Full time tuition fees International:

The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £20,790 per year.

Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies 
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions 
  • Library fees and fines 
  • Personal photocopies 
  • Printing course handouts 
  • Society membership fees 
  • Stationery 
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses 
  • Graduation costs

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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Our BSc course contains modules in all branches of mathematics. In pure mathematics, we offer modules in algebra, analysis, geometry and number theory. In applied mathematics, we offer modules in complex systems, probability, statistics and theoretical physics. During your first year you will follow a fixed group of modules, but in your second and third years you will have more freedom to choose modules and tailor your degree to suit your interests.

Base campus

strand-quad
Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Special features

Optional study abroad

On this programme, you will have the opportunity to apply for either a single semester or a full year abroad supported by the Study Abroad Tutor in your department and King’s Global Mobility Office. Together with partner organisations around the world, you will be supported in navigating your international, educational journey, developing new skills and competences and learning to apply different perspectives to your chosen discipline.

Find out more about Study Abroad

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Subject requirements

Required subjects:
Mathematics and Further Mathematics
Preferred subjects:
None

A-Levels

Required grades:
AAA

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels.

A*AB also accepted. Must include: Grade A in both Mathematics and Further Mathematics. or Grade A* in Mathematics and A in Further Mathematics or Grade A in Mathematics and A* in Further Mathematics Further Mathematics will be accepted at AS Level grade A only if you additionally achieve a 3 in any STEP paper or a Merit in AEA Mathematics. NOTE: If you are taking linear A levels in England, you will be required to pass the practical endorsement in all science subjects.

International Baccalaureate

35 points

Must include: 6,6,6 at Higher Level, and including grade 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics. or 7,6,5 at Higher Level, and including grade 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics. The total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Note: IB students studying the new Maths curriculum would be required to study Analysis and Approaches at Higher Level to meet the subject requirement for this programme

You will also need:

GCSEs: There are no GCSE requirements for this programme.

 Non-academic requirements

Scholastic activities (Very Desirable):

The following are not required for entry, but you may find these useful further preparation for this degree: 

We will take your performance in STEP or AEA into account if you narrowly fail to meet your A-level offer

Alternative accepted qualifications

International applicants

Equivalent International qualifications

Course specific subject requirements are indicated in subject requirements above

English language requirements

To study at King's, it is essential that you can communicate in English effectively in an academic environment. You are usually required to provide certification of your competence in English before starting your studies.

Selection process

Application deadline: January 15th 2021.

Help for international applicants

International Foundation Year

If you don't have a suitable qualification for direct entry to a UK university, we can help with our Foundation year courses.

Pre-sessional courses

If you have an offer from King's, but English isn't your first language, we have courses to help you.

Teaching methods - what to expect

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

Assessment

  • Examinations
  • Assessed Essays
  • Practical Examinations
  • Oral Presentations
  • Reports
  • Class tests
  • Projects

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

A degree in mathematics is one of the most flexible qualifications you can obtain, and as a result our graduates are among the best paid and the least likely to be unemployed. Many of our mathematics graduates become statisticians, actuaries, scientists, accountants, or go into careers in life sciences or the City. There is also considerable demand for graduates of mathematics in the teaching. 

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Actuarial Analyst, Deloitte
  • Accounting Associate, Ernst & Young
  • Financial Analyst, GE Healthcare
  • Mathematical Developer, Oakham
  • Audit Assistant, KPMG
  • Management Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Qualify Management Technician, Pacific Life Insurance
  • Systems Analyst, QBE

Tuition Fees

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Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Full time tuition fees International:

The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £20,790 per year.

Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies 
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions 
  • Library fees and fines 
  • Personal photocopies 
  • Printing course handouts 
  • Society membership fees 
  • Stationery 
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses 
  • Graduation costs

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
Duration:
3 years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

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