Mathematics and Computer Science BSc (Hons) - 2018/9

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Computer Science

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
Ord Mathematics and Computer Science
DipHE Mathematics and Computer Science
CertHE Mathematics and Computer Science

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time UGB10003 360 credits and 180 ECTS credits
Full-time with PTY UGB10003 480 credits and 240 ECTS credits

JACs code

G100, I100

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Mathematics, Statistics and Operational (Bachelor)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences - Mathematics

Programme Leader

BEVAN JJ Dr (Maths)

Date of production/revision of spec

21/09/2018

Educational aims of the programme

To provide a high quality teaching and learning environment that facilitates a steady progression from secondary level mathematics to FHEQ Level 6, and to prepare students for a lifetime of learning

To give students training in transferable problem solving skills, logical and analytical thinking, with computing used as a tool in the learning process

To introduce students to a range of ideas and methods from classical and modern mathematics informed by recent developments in the subject

To present implications and applications of mathematical and statistical thinking, and their role in other disciplines

To present appropriate theory, methods and applications in pure and applied mathematics, informed by recent developments in those subjects where appropriate

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
A thorough understanding of core mathematical principles K
Well-developed problem solving and analytical skills K
A grounding in statistical reasoning K
An ability to use computers, both for scientific computation and for general applications K
An appreciation of the ways in which mathematical thinking can be utilised in the real world K
Acquisition of specialist knowledge and understanding, especially towards the later stages of the programme K
A sound theoretical and practical understanding of computing science coupled with a wider competence in information technology K
Analyse and solve mathematical problems proficiently C
Appreciate ways in which mathematical thinking can be utilised in the real world C
Work under supervision on a placement that requires mathematical skills C
Use computers and IT for data analysis and presentation, scientific computation and general purpose applications P
Information literacy skills, including the ability to research, summarise and understand mathematical topics and to reference it in an academically rigorous way T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over three academic years, consisting of 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Full-time with PTY

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over four academic years, consisting of 480 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5, 6 and the optional professional training year). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Professional Training Year (PTY) - Professional Training Year

Module code Module title Status Credits Semester
1

Optional modules for Professional Training Year (PTY) - Professional Training Year

Students must choose one of the above three modules.

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guest Speakers / Visiting Academics N
Professional Training Year (PTY) Y
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) Y Yes
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
ERASMUS Study (that is not taken during Level P) N
Study exchange(s) (that are not part of the ERASMUS scheme) Y Yes
Dual degree N

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2018/9 academic year.