Interested in developing knowledge of a range of mathematical skills together with an understanding of the principles of economics? This course concentrates on the methods and modelling techniques of mathematics, but also provides the theoretical background for these ideas. If you have mathematical abilities and are interested in the theory of the subject and in the application of mathematical methods to economics and finance, then this is the degree for you. Training in the mathematical sciences is highly valued by employers. Graduates in these subjects are in great demand and earn on average 10% more than other graduates. Around 35% have jobs in business or finance, with the next most popular choice being teaching, at around 10%. **HIGHLIGHTS** + We provide a broad education in the mathematical sciences and their application to commerce and the natural and social sciences. Our courses cover the theoretical background, as well as methods and modelling techniques, and equip you with a wide range of mathematical skills. + The Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics has an excellent reputation for the quality of its academic research and teaching. We offer a full range of academic programmes in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics, and we regularly provide customised training to various public and private sector organisations. + Mathematical sciences are highly valued by employers and our graduates go on to successful careers in business and finance, statistics, research and analysis, management, consultancy, and teaching, among many others. + You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available. You will also have access to the Birkbeck Library and e-Library where you can obtain books and journal articles required for your studies.