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B.Sc. On Campus


Queen's University Belfast

36 months
17400 GBP/year
4530 GBP/year
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Studying for a Mathematics programme at Queen's University Belfast will assist students in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, professional organisations and academic institutions.

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Mathematics is the universal language of science. It is one of the most powerful tools for analysis and problem solving known to mankind. It is therefore no coincidence that mathematical skills, in one form or another, pervade our modern technological society. 

Mathematical modelling is a fundamental activity undertaken by mathematicians in many areas of industry and commerce. Well-qualified mathematicians and statisticians are therefore in great demand in a wide range of careers. This makes mathematics an excellent choice as a degree subject.

Career Prospects

Graduates from this Mathematics programme at Queen's University Belfast are well regarded by many employers (local, national and international) and over half of all graduate jobs are now open to graduates of any discipline, including mathematics.

Although the many of our graduates are interested in pursuing careers in teaching, banking and finance, significant numbers develop careers in a wide range of other sectors. The following is a list of the major career sectors that have attracted our graduates in recent years:

  • Management Consultancy
  • Export Marketing (NI Programme)
  • Fast Stream Civil Service
  • Varied graduate programmes (Times Top 100 Graduate Recruiters/AGR, Association of Graduate Recruiters UK)

Employment after the Course

Typical career destinations of graduates include:

  • Teaching
  • Finance and Banking (Financial Analyst, Predictive Modelling, Quantitative Analyst)
  • Management (Consultancy, Risk Analyst, Insurance)
  • Engineering and Information Technology (Data Scientist, Software and Process Engineer)
  • Statistics, Market and Operational Research
  • Research (academia and industry)
  • Government and Defence
  • Medical Science
  • Export Marketing (NI Programme)
  • Varied graduate programmes (Times Top 100 Graduate Recruiters/AGR, Association of Graduate Recruiters UK)

Companies working in the sectors above that often employ our graduates include: AquaQ Analytics, Civil Service Fast Stream, Citi, First Derivatives, AllState, Liberty Insurance, PwC, Santander, Clarus Financial Technologies, Kainos, Teach First.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Numbers, Vectors and Matrices
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Analysis and Calculus
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Statistical and Operational Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 26 January - the 'equal consideration' deadline for this course.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A level requirements

  • A (Mathematics) AB


  • A* (Mathematics) BB

Irish leaving certificate requirements

  • H2H3H3H3H3H3 including Higher Level grade H2 in Mathematics

Access/Foundation Course

  • Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 80% with at least 80% in each Mathematics module. Must be relevant Access Course (eg: Mathematics and Computing).

International Baccalaureate Diploma

  • 33 points overall including 6 (Mathematics) 5,5 at Higher Level. If not offered at Higher Level/GCSE then Standard Level grade 4 in English would be accepted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4530 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4530 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) £4,530
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) £4,530
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £9,250
  • EU Other £17,400
  • International £17,400

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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