First degree in a quantitative discipline, such as science or economics, or a joint degree containing some mathematics. In exceptional circumstances, candidates without a first degree in a quantitative discipline may be admitted, provided they have equivalent-level qualifications or professional experience that convinces the admissions team that the programme is suitable for them.
Months of entry
This programme is designed to be as flexible as possible; you will have a choice of modules taken from our BSc Mathematics. You will meet with the programme director before the start of the academic year and decide on a suitable programme of study, based on your interests and experience.
Why study this course at Birkbeck?
- Designed for students with mathematical ability and a first degree in a quantitative subject.
- An ideal way to refresh and extend existing knowledge, as preparation for further graduate study or as a stand-alone course.
- Allows you to learn more about the areas of mathematics that most interest you.
- Copies of the recommended texts for each module will be available in the Birkbeck Library. The library also provides facilities for private study. There are several computer workstation rooms.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.
Fees and funding
Find out more about funding and financial support at postgraduate level.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
- + 44 (0)20 7631 6442