Everyone could be the one who uses maths to save lives - School of Mathematical Sciences - Queen Mary ...

Everyone could be the one who uses maths to save lives - School of Mathematical Sciences - Queen Mary ...
Everyone could be
 the one who uses
maths to save lives

 School of Mathematical Sciences
    Undergraduate Study 2021

Everyone could be the one who uses maths to save lives - School of Mathematical Sciences - Queen Mary ...

        Everyone could be
                                                                                        Welcome to the School of 		       4
                                                                                                                               Degree programmes
                                                                                        Mathematical Sciences
                                                                                                                               • Foundation programme                     28

         the one who uses
                                                                                        Why choose Queen Mary 		          6
                                                                                        University of London?		                • Actuarial Science                       30
                                                                                        Mathematical Sciences 		          8    • Mathematics                              32

        maths to save lives
                                                                                        at Queen Mary
                                                                                                                               • Mathematics and Statistics               34
                                                                                        Our building			                   10
                                                                                                                               • Mathematics with                        36
                                                                                        Student life on campus		          12      Finance and Accounting
           In 2016, a mathematician from Queen Mary, Dr Jamie Griffin, used the                                                • Mathematics                             38
                                                                                        The Mathematics Society           14
             power of data and his expertise in modelling malaria transmission                                                    with Management
            to investigate whether the introduction of the RTS,S malaria vaccine        Employability			                  16
         should be prioritised over existing interventions across Sub-Saharan Africa.                                          • Mathematics, Statistics                 40
                                                                                        Careers support 			               18
             Malaria remains a leading cause of death worldwide, and effective                                                    and Financial Economics
                      measures to stop its spread are vitally important.                Our alumni			                     20
                                                                                                                               • Pure Mathematics                         42
         Dr Griffin and his co-authors found that their models suggested vaccination    Teaching and learning		           22
                                                                                                                               • MSci Financial Mathematics              44
            should generally be implemented only after high coverage by existing        The Professional Placement year   24
                measures had been achieved. Having solid research backed by
                                                                                        Year Abroad			                    26
          mathematical expertise means that more informed policies can be put in
         place by organisations and charities fighting malaria around the world, and    Degree programmes		               28
          evidence-based decisions can help save lives. It’s just one example of how
                                                                                        Entry requirements, fees
                  Mathematics at Queen Mary continues to change the world.
                                                                                        and funding 			                   46
          Could you be the next one to decrease the impact of global diseases?          Accommodation 		                  48
                                                                                        Campus map			                     50

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The School of Mathematical Sciences
                     at Queen Mary is renowned for its
                     excellent research and supportive
                     teaching. Our diverse range of
                     single-honours and joint-honours
                     programmes are taught by staff
                     who are experts in their field, and
                     offer undergraduates the opportunity
                     to follow a degree that closely fits
                     their interests.

                     When you join Queen Mary, you
                     will be welcomed into a diverse
                     family of staff and students from
                     all over the world. The School      In the School of Mathematical      From your first day with us you’ll be           You’ll encounter unfamiliar kinds of
                     of Mathematical Sciences            Sciences we welcome                assigned an Academic Adviser who you can        mathematical objects and investigate
                     hosts leading researchers           intellectually curious students.   go to with any queries, as well as meeting      their common features and abstract
                     specialising in the core areas of   We will nurture both your          our Student Support Officer who can assist      natures. But it is not all abstract: our
                     pure and applied mathematics        passion for mathematics and        you with any non-academic issues.               statistics, finance and actuarial modules
                     including recent appointments       your drive to succeed in your                                                      are very much about the real world –
                     in computational complexity,        chosen career path.”               Why study mathematics?                          you will use mathematical skills to
                     financial mathematics, number                                          If you enjoy solving puzzles and being          extract information from data and
                     theory and statistics and data      Professor Alex Clark               able to prove you are right, then               draw conclusions.
                     science. This makes us a place      Head of School                     mathematics is for you. It permeates our
                     of academic and personal self-                                         daily lives and is used to describe quantity,   As well as being an interesting subject
                     discovery, and makes studying                                          shape, space and change. Patterns               to study, mathematics opens doors to a
                     here an exciting experience.                                           we encounter can be understood and              wide range of exciting, rewarding and
                                                                                            explained using mathematics, inspiring          well-paid careers. Our graduates have
                     By providing a supportive                                              new technologies and allowing us to make        the skills and expertise needed to pursue
                     environment that caters to the                                         informed decisions.                             careers in a range of fields including
                     needs of students we aim to
                                                                                                                                            business, finance, technology, teaching,
                     make your studies engaging                                             Mathematics is for people who can think         engineering, marketing, accountancy and
                     and rewarding. Our priority is                                         logically and creatively and then explain       academic research.
                     to provide our students with                                           their thoughts precisely. It is a demanding
                     every opportunity to build the                                         discipline, but identifying the correct
                     knowledge and experience                                               answer to a difficult problem is very
                     required for future success,                                           satisfying. At university you will discover
                     whether in further study or the                                        a new world of advanced mathematical
                     world of work.                                                         concepts and ideas.

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Why choose Queen Mary
University of London?

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Russell Group university                           Friendly campus lifestyle                        Scholarships and bursaries
Queen Mary is a world-class university,
ranking in the UK Top 20 QS World
University Rankings 2019. We are a member
                                                   We offer a completely self-contained
                                                   residential campus, with all the campus
                                                   benefits of safety, convenience and a
                                                                                                    We offer a range of generous scholarships
                                                                                                    and bursaries to enable the brightest
                                                                                                    students to study with us. See page 47
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                                                                                                                                                                            HIGH STREET
of the Russell Group and attract some of           friendly atmosphere while being close            for more information.
the very brightest minds to study, teach and       to central London.
undertake research here.                                                                            International community
                                                   Excellent facilities                             Our students and staff come to Queen
High-quality teaching                              As well as our 24-hour library, sports centre,   Mary from more than 162 different
Our teaching is inspired by our world-             and other facilities across campus, you’ll       countries, making us one of the most
leading research (we came 9th in the UK
in the Research Excellence Framework
- REF2014), and you will be taught by
                                                   benefit from our £18m investment into our
                                                   new Mathematics building, which has
                                                   created an inspiring, collaborative space
                                                                                                    internationally diverse universities in the
                                                                                                    world (Times Higher Education 2017). This
                                                                                                    helps to make our University a welcoming
                                                                                                                                                      TO QUEEN
                                                                                                                                                  OLYMPIC PARK
academics who are leaders in their field.          for the School community.                        environment to those coming from
                                                                                                    overseas and gives you the opportunity to
Career success                                     Our London location                              meet other students and staff from around
Our award-winning careers team provides            We are a short walk from Brick Lane              the world.
the support you need to succeed in your            and Shoreditch, and close to graduate

future career path, with regular careers           employers in the City and Canary Wharf.                                                                                  TO CANARY
and networking events, skills workshops            Set beside Regent’s Canal, the campus is                                                                                WHARF AND
and 1:1 support available.                         tranquil and green, while excellent public                                                                              DOCKLANDS
                                                   transport links mean that you’re within easy                                                          mins
89% of our Mathematics                             reach of all London has to offer.

                                                   A range of support
graduates are in work or
further study within 6 months                      Queen Mary offers a huge range of support
                                                   to help you achieve your full potential;
of graduation (DLHE 2017)                          from our advice and counselling services
                                                                                                                                                  TO VICTORIA PARK
                                                   and provisions for those with disabilities or
                                                   dyslexia, to our active Students’ Union.
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Mathematical Sciences
at Queen Mary

The School of Mathematical                    PwC, KPMG, Goldman Sachs and the
                                              Financial Conduct Authority.
Sciences at Queen Mary
                                              We invest in our students, providing the
University of London is not your              perfect environment for them to thrive,
typical learning environment.                 with one of the largest academic staff in the
Joining our School means                      UK and our new £18 million Mathematics
                                              building with state-of-the-art facilities,
you’ll be joining a diverse,                  teaching and study spaces.
international community of
                                              Our students also benefit from:
like-minded, intellectually                   • extensive support provision, including
curious students, who use both                  a dedicated Student Support Officer
logic and creativity to solve the               within the School and an Academic
                                                Adviser assigned to every student
problems of the 21st century.
                                              • a dedicated Careers Consultant and an
It’s a supportive community too, working        Internships Co-ordinator to help develop
together to achieve goals, with our world       employability throughout your studies
leading academics here to inspire you and
                                              • the opportunity to undertake a
the opportunity to experience our award-
                                                Professional Placement year across many
winning Mathematics Society.
                                                of our programmes
Our flexible and wide range of abstract and   • the opportunity to study abroad at one of
real world programmes means you can             our partner universities.
shape your own career path. Our alumni
have gone on to work in research and for      Become part our community of
organisations such as Dyson, JP Morgan,       mathematicians and start your journey of
                                              discovery today.

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Undergraduate Social Hub

Our building

We have invested
approximately £18m in
a transformative project
to create an inspiring,
collaborative space for our
School community.
As well as high-quality teaching rooms for
undergraduate seminars and workshops,
the new space includes a new lecture
theatre which seats up to 144 students.
The building also features private and
group study areas, a new IT lab space fitted
                                                                                           School of Mathematics Building
with 42 computers and undergraduate
social hub for students to meet, socialise
and collaborate.

You can see more photos and a video of
the building at: qmul.ac.uk/maths/our-
                                               Lecture theatre

                                                                          Maths entrance

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Student life on campus

As one of the world’s most exciting           Your Students’ Union                             Student Village                               Find out more at
and culturally rich cities, London            Queen Mary Students’ Union (QMSU) works          Set alongside the historic Regent’s Canal,    qmul.ac.uk/study/our-campuses/
                                              hard to keep you happy and busy during           our Mile End campus has everything you
is a great place to live and study:           your time here. There are over 300 diverse       need to relax, study and socialise.
                                                                                                                                             How to apply for accommodation
you’ll never run out of things to                                                                                                            The Admissions Office will send you full
                                              societies and 60 sports clubs for you to
                                                                                               This is the home of our Student Village       details on how to apply for accommodation
see and explore.                              join, plus a host of events and activities
                                                                                               and it offers, along with other halls, around once you have firmly accepted an offer to
                                              organised throughout the year. From live
Find out more about our students’ favourite                                                    2,000 spaces for both undergraduates and      study here.
                                              music sessions to cultural celebrations, craft
spots in London: qmul.ac.uk/study/the-                                                         postgraduates. Our campus provides students
                                              workshops to movie nights, there’s always
london-advantage                                                                               with a safe and peaceful space to relax, study For virtual tours and full details of the
                                              something going on.                                                                             accommodation options, including prices,
                                                                                               and socialise. As well as accommodation,
                                                                                               lecture theatres and an extensive 24-hour      visit: residences.qmul.ac.uk
                                                                                               library, we have shops, restaurants, a bar,
                                                                                               sports facilities, and a bank, all on-site.

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The Mathematics Society

Clubs and societies form an          • Social events help to reinforce the sense
important part of your student          of community. Regular activities include
                                        pizza nights, pub quizzes, laser tag, Pi Day
experience. Run entirely by students celebrations and the Spring Ball, as well
and supported by School staff and       as a recent trip to Bletchley Park. They
funding, the Mathematics Society        are a fantastic way to meet other maths
has long been one of the largest and students outside of your lectures.
most active at Queen Mary.           • Residential trips range from visiting the
                                                   Mathematikum museum in Germany to
Whilst any Queen Mary student can                  camping in Wales.
become a member, maths students have
the opportunity to develop valuable             • Academic events such as our annual
experience and transferable skills by joining MathsSoc Conference, include specially
the Mathematics Society committee or               arranged talks from academics on a range
helping to organise events.                        of mathematical topics not necessarily
                                                   seen in lectures. Past guest speakers have
What does the Mathematics Society do?              included ‘stand-up mathematician’ Matt
The Mathematics Society organises a wide           Parker, author Simon Singh, and Emeritus
variety of activities and events. This helps us Professor Peter Cameron.                        The Maths Society offers events for
to foster our fantastic, friendly community.                                                    all students, including career focused,
                                                • Careers events are an opportunity for
It also gives you a chance to explore your                                                      academic and social events - so there
                                                   you to meet major employers on campus
love of maths, increase your knowledge and and find out more about your career                  is something for everyone to get
skills and enhance your employability.                                                          involved with and enjoy!”
                                                   options. This includes our annual Maths
                                                 Impact Day, organised in collaboration         Lauren Ormonde
                                                 with the Careers department.                   Co-President of Mathematics Society

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You will have excellent career                           The average starting salary for our
                                                         graduates within six months of                                                                             Studying maths gave me such valuable
prospects with a BSc from                                                                                                                                           analytical and logical skills that can be
                                                         graduation is £24,000.
Queen Mary. The latest data                                                                                                                                         used within any industry, and helped me to
                                                         In addition to postgraduate study and                                                                      develop my problem solving skills. I still use
shows that 89 per cent* of                               research, our graduates go onto work                                                                       methods that I learned in Linear Algebra and
our School of Mathematical                               in a variety of roles, including financial                                                                 Statistical Modelling in my job now.”
Sciences graduates are in                                investment analysts and advisers,                                                                          Diana Akanho
                                                         chartered and certified accountants and                                                                    BSc Mathematics Alumna. Now working
work or further study within six                         business management professionals.                                                                         as a Senior Insights Manager at Tech Nation.
months of graduation.
                                                                                                                                                                    Did you know...?
                                                                                                                Diana speaks to students at our recent Women
                                                                                                                                                                    Five years after graduating, maths graduates
                                                                                                                                                                    are the third highest earners on average,
Recent Employers                                                                                                in Mathematics event, sponsored by the London
                                                                                                                                                                    compared to other degree subjects
                                                                                                                Mathematical Society
Organisations employing our recent graduates include:                                                                                                               (Institute for Fiscal Studies report, 2018)

  Accenture                            Bank of America                      Bank of England                    Graduate roles
  Barclays                             Berkeley Group                       BNP Paribas                        Below is a representative sample of professional roles our recent graduates have gone on to:
  Boots                                British Gas                          Cancer Research UK
                                                                                                                Network Management                 Senior Analyst                 Global Markets Graduate
  Capita                               Deloitte                             Direct Line                         Analyst                                                           Analyst
  Dyson                                EY                                   Global Aerospace
                                                                                                                Pricing Analyst                    Technology Risk Associate      Trainee Accountant
  Goldman Sachs                        Grant Thornton                       HM Revenue and Customs
                                                                                                                Financial Modelling Analyst        Business Analyst               Regulatory Reporting Analyst
  JP Morgan                            KPMG                                 London Underground
  Macmillan Cancer Support             National Audit Office                NHS                                 Graduate Business Accountant Tax Assistant                        Healthcare Assistant
  QBE Insurance                        Royal Mail                           PwC                                 Actuarial Assistant                Commodities and                Data Scientist
  Santander                            Societe General                      Standard Chartered                                                     Financial Risk Consultant

*All information listed is from the 2015-16 and 2016-17 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Surveys

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Careers support
                                                                                                                                              Through the Careers Taster
                                                                                                                                              Scheme I have visited a range
                                                                                                                                              of companies, including
                                                                                                                                              Barclays, MediaCom and Liberty
                                                                                                                                              Mutual. As a first-year student
                                                                                                                                              those Insight Days have given
                                                                                                                                              me a broad perspective on
                                                                                                                                              what careers are available
                                                                                                                                              and how to market myself.”

                                                                                                                                              Rehab-Al Mohsin
How we support you                              Work experience                                                                               BSc Mathematics with Actuarial
Alongside the University’s central Careers      Our work experience scheme, QConsult,                                                         Science
and Enterprise service, we have our own         allows students to build valuable
dedicated Careers Consultant and Internships    transferable skills by working with local
Coordinator. Each have expert knowledge         charities and businesses. There are also
of the job market and the skills you need       plenty of opportunities to work part-time
for a successful career. They can help you to   during your studies, including roles on
identify opportunities, gain work experience,   campus. For example, you can work in the
and make strong job applications.               Library or in one of our catering or retail
Support available includes:                     outlets. Our QTaster allows you to gain
• One-to-one careers appointments               insights into companies who are both well-
• CV-checking and mock interviews               known and new to you, learn about the day-
• Tailored employability workshops              to-day culture and get hands-on experience
• Opportunities to meet employers              with employers in their own office. You can
   through events (such as Insight Days)        further add to your skill toolkit by becoming
• Guidance on internships, part-time           a Maths Ambassador. We’ll train you and
   jobs and work placements                     pay you for your time as you represent the
                                                University at a variety of engaging activities
Enterprise                                      and events. These take place on campus,
Students and graduates across Queen Mary        in our local community and with our
start new businesses and social ventures        outreach partner organisations. In addition
each year. We provide support in the form       to paid work, the Students’ Union offers a
of funding, advice, workshops, workspace,       whole host of volunteering opportunities.
and access to experts and valuable              For more information about our careers
networks. We also offer programmes aimed        support, visit: careers.qmul.ac.uk
to develop your entrepreneurial skills such
as QIncubator, the perfect testing ground
for your business idea, and QAccelerator,
designed to support growing businesses in
scaling their ventures.                                                                                                Maths Ambassador Michelle working
                                                                                                                       with school students at a Taster Day

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Our alumni
                                                                                                    My time at Queen Mary was thoroughly            My time at Queen Mary was such a unique
                                                                                                    enjoyable and provided a great foundation       part of my life. I joined societies and took
                                                                                                    for my career. The wide variety of modules      part in events that I’d never thought I would
 Being able to pursue my degree at Queen            represented a key milestone in my future
                                                                                                    allowed me to explore various branches          join, and I ended up loving them. I had the
 Mary is one of the most important decisions        career and has shortened my pathway to
                                                                                                    of mathematics and obtain a great set of        opportunity to give back to Queen Mary too,
 I have made in my life as it provided me with      becoming a qualified actuary. On top of
                                                                                                    transferable skills. During my three years at   by working for the School of Mathematical
 education and the opportunity to broaden           that, the lecturers and advisers were very
 my horizons and expand my network through          dedicated and approachable as they              university there were plenty of opportunities   Sciences as an Ambassador. I also gave talks
 meeting people from different backgrounds.         provided academic support and useful            to get involved in extracurricular activities   and tours to prospective undergrads, some of
                                                    career and professional development             including being a Maths Ambassador and a        whom recognised and thanked me the next
 Throughout my degree, I completed a range
                                                    advice. I am truly grateful for the abundance   PASS (Peer Assisted Study Support) mentor.      year after joining. My course had a range of
 of different modules such as Actuarial Maths,
                                                    of opportunities that Queen Mary gave me.       One of my best experiences was working as       modules spanning the spectrum of pure to
 Financial Maths and Statistics for Insurance
                                                                                                    a consultant for the QConsult programme.        applied maths. I’ve leveraged the knowledge
 which developed my technical skills as well        Joanna Lim
 as enhancing my transferable skills through        BSc Mathematics with Actuarial Science          The wealth of opportunities provided during     I obtained in my finance modules to start my
 the Actuarial Professional Development             (graduated 2019) Now studying MSc               my time at Queen Mary helped me grow            career as an Analyst and I intend to continue
 programme. Being able to get exemptions            Actuarial Management                            in confidence, get out of my comfort zone       growing my knowledge of the field. University
 from the Institute of Faculty of Actuaries’                                                        and understand my strengths. I am forever       teaches you so much but the most important
 examinations through the programme                                                                 grateful for my time at Queen Mary!             thing you’ll learn is about who you are and
                                                                                                    Luke Brown                                      what you can achieve.
                                                                                                    BSc Mathematics (graduated 2018)                Muhammed Ali Saleh
                                                                                                                                                    BSc Mathematics with Finance and Accounting
                                                                                                    Now Analytics Analyst at Accenture
                                                                                                                                                    (graduated 2017) Now a Finance Business Analyst
                                                                                                                                                    at Dyson
 I spent four years at Queen Mary as a                I've frequently said that choosing maths at
 Mathematics with Business Management                 Queen Mary is one of the best decisions
 student and I had the privilege of learning          I've made. I graduated with an MSci in
 from some of the best academics in the field. I      Mathematics in 2017, but Queen Mary
 spent a lot of time at the Students’ Union and       gave me so much more than a degree; it        I graduated in Mathematics from Queen Mary      consultant. This opportunity helped me
 took part in various volunteering opportunities,     gave me a place to live, a job and some of
                                                                                                    after a fantastic three years at the Russell    when interviewing for summer internships
 where I learned a lot about myself and how far       my closest friends.
                                                                                                    Group institution. The course was flexible      later that year.
 a little help can go. I also developed many new      The range of modules and experienced          and adaptable and I was able to choose          All my experiences at Queen Mary have
 skills, from taking part in all-female coding        lecturers set me up to succeed in my
 courses to helping people move into                                                                from a large set of modules, ranging from       shaped me into who I am today, and with
                                                      career where I now focus on Artificial        applied to abstract mathematics. The careers    the help of the University and the excellent
 accommodation, and I even developed an               Intelligence related risks. I’m very
 idea for a sustainable, youth-driven business.                                                     service at the University was well designed     teaching within the department I was able
                                                      appreciative of my four years at Queen
 Queen Mary was my home for some of the                                                             and easy to use. The initiatives of the staff   to start my career on the Bank of England
                                                      Mary and consider myself very lucky to
 most defining and exciting years of my life.                                                       opened doors for me to learn about a variety    Graduate Scheme in Foreign Exchange
                                                      have had all the opportunities the
 Anna Galli                                                                                         of internships and volunteering placements      Policy, before moving on to work in
                                                      University provided me with.
 BSc Mathematics with Business                                                                      which have helped shape my career so far.       algorithmic trading at Winterflood Securities.
                                                      Harrison Burton
 Management* (graduated 2019) Now                                                                   QConsult, in partnership with J.P. Morgan,      Rachel Dance
                                                      MSci Mathematics (graduated 2017)
 Financial Modelling Analyst at KPMG UK               Now Technology Risk Senior Associate          was an internship I applied for through         BSc Mathematics (graduated 2018) Now Risk
 *This programme name changed to Mathematics                                                        Queen Mary which allowed me to undertake        Models Analyst at Winterflood Securities
                                                      at PwC
 with Management in September 2019.
                                                                                                    a part-time paid internship as a first time

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Teaching and learning

Our flexible programmes                         Assessment
For all of our students there are a number      The majority of modules are assessed
of core modules designed to develop your        by an exam counting for at least 90
strengths in key areas of mathematics.          per cent of your marks; the remaining
Across many of our degrees you will be          ten per cent comes from a test or
able to choose from a range of elective         coursework. A final year project is
modules in order to tailor your programme       compulsory for an MSci programme but
to your interests and discover new areas of     optional for most BSc students.
                                                Student Support
Teaching                                        You will be assigned an Adviser in
Each year you will normally take eight          your first week, who will support you
modules. The majority are delivered via a       throughout your studies. Your Adviser
combination of lectures and tutorials, and      can help to guide you through any
practical computing sessions will be taught     academic issues, such as choosing
in our computer labs.                           which modules to study.
• Lectures are usually delivered to large       The School of Mathematical Sciences     It’s exciting to have students approaching
groups of students and are used to teach        also has a dedicated Student Support    problems from different backgrounds,
new content. Lecturers may use a range of       Officer to provide you with advice      different viewpoints. Those are my favourite
teaching tools such as slides, whiteboards,     and guidance on any aspect of student   moments as a teacher: when someone asks
handouts, demonstrations and interactive        life at Queen Mary. The Student         me a question and I think ‘I hadn’t thought
technologies.                                   Support Officer’s role is to promote    about it that way’.”
                                                and support a positive student
• Tutorials support your lectures and give                                                                                                   Dr Justin Ward works through a
                                                experience and help you to access       Dr Justin Ward
you the opportunity to work on problems,                                                                                               mathematical problem during a tutorial
                                                further support services.               Lecturer in Mathematical Optimisation
discuss solutions and ask questions in a
smaller group. Academics or PhD students
will lead the tutorials and provide guidance.

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The Professional
Placement year

Most of our programmes offer you the           Where would I be working?                         How is the Professional Placement             For more information about the
option to extend your degree to include a      You would be working in a paid role within a      assessed?                                     Professional Placement year, including
Professional Placement year (often referred    relevant organisation. As a maths student, this   Your placement year will be assessed          FAQs, see our website: qmul.ac.uk/maths/
to as a ‘sandwich’ programme). This takes      could include: banks and insurance companies,     through written coursework, a short           professionalplacement
the form of a one-year paid work placement     accountants, consultancy firms, industrial        presentation and employer feedback.
within a relevant organisation, throughout     firms and manufacturers, retailers, technology
which you are supported by the University      companies, and governmental and public            Example:
and complete a report on your experience       sector organisations. Over the past two years,    BSc Mathematics                                            4 years with
and achievements.                              students have gained placements at Renault,       course structure
                                                                                                                                          3 years      Professional Placement
                                               EY and Goldman Sachs.
Why choose a Professional Placement?
A Professional Placement is an excellent       Who can take a Professional Placement?                                            First year of study       First year of study
opportunity to develop your business           We offer the Professional Placement option
skills and gain hands-on experience. As        across the majority of our undergraduate
well as helping you to secure graduate         programmes. See the course listing on pages                                              Second year             Second year
employment, this can support your              30-45 for more information.                                                                of study                of study
academic achievement by providing              We support you in identifying and applying
additional context to your studies.            for a suitable placement role.                                                                                Professional
                                                                                                                                Final year of study
If you’re not sure what career path you want                                                                                                                Placement year
to follow after your degree, a placement
year can be an excellent way to help
you understand your options and make                                                                                                                          Final year of study
                                               Working at EY for a year has been enlightening
decisions about your future.                   because I’ve been able to get involved in a
                                               range of projects and opportunities, which
                                               would have not been possible if I had joined as
                                               a graduate student.”
                                               Sameara Ali
                                               BSc Mathematics, Statistics and Financial
                                               Economics. Professional Placement at EY.
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Year Abroad

We offer the option to                            During your time abroad, you continue
                                                  to be a Queen Mary student and have full
complete an additional Year                       access to support from the University.
Abroad, studying at one of our                    How to apply
partner institutions overseas,                    You can apply directly to the ‘with a Year
across any of our Mathematics                     Abroad’ variant of our programmes in UCAS,
                                                  using the course codes listed on pages 30-45.
undergraduate programmes.                         Alternatively, you will have the option to
Why choose a Year Abroad?                         transfer into the Year Abroad stream of your
Living and studying in a different country        programme once you are studying with us, so
and immersing yourself in another culture         long as you meet the academic progression
helps you to understand, connect with             requirements.
and appreciate the world. International
experience enables you to stand out in a           We currently have
crowded employment market; graduates               partner universities in:
with such experience show they are willing         • Australia             • Malaysia
to learn, can problem-solve, act on their own      • Canada                • New Zealand
initiative and work very well in diverse teams.
                                                   • France                • Singapore
When does the Year Abroad take place?
Your Year Abroad takes place in your third         • Germany               • South Korea
year of study and lasts the full academic          • Italy                 • USA
year. You then return after your placement         • Hong Kong
to complete your final year of study (for BSc,
or third and fourth years for MSci students).      To find out more, go to: qmul.ac.uk/

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Foundation programmes

Integrated Foundation degrees                    Successful completion of the foundation
                                                 year guarantees you a place on one of the
at Queen Mary provide students                   following programmes at the School of
with alternative routes onto                     Mathematical Sciences, without having to
undergraduate degrees. While                     re-apply through UCAS:
in your foundation year, you                     • BSc Mathematics
have access to all the                           • BSc Mathematics and Statistics
University’s facilities and will be              • BSc Mathematics with Finance and
a full-time student.
                                                 • BSc Pure Mathematics
Our Mathematics degrees with Foundation          • BSc Actuarial Science
combine a foundation year with a traditional
university degree into an integrated four-year   International Science and Engineering
programme (1+3).                                 Foundation Programme
                                                 We also offer an International Science and
The BSc Mathematics degrees with                 Engineering Programme (ISEFP), a one-
Foundation are open to home, EU                  year programme that offers pathways onto
and international students. UK and EU            undergraduate degrees across science
foundation students are eligible to apply                                                     I feel better prepared for exams now – I’ve learnt how
                                                 and engineering. The ISEFP is aimed          to structure my revision and I’ve gained independence.
for funding through the Student Loans            at international students who have AS-
Company. Queen Mary offers tailored                                                           It’s been really good preparation for my degree.”
                                                 level/Year 12 equivalent qualifications,
pathways for subjects across science and         i.e. students who may not have had the       Barbara Sikora
engineering: qmul.ac.uk/international-           opportunity to study to A-level standard.    Now studying MSci Mathematics
students/pathway-programmes/ify/                 Visit the foundation website to learn more
science-and-engineering                          about the programmes:

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Actuarial Science
Actuarial Science                              The programme combines core
N323 BSc (three years)                         mathematics with specialist modules in
N32P BSc (four years with Professional         probability, statistics, actuarial and financial
Placement)                                     mathematics, and business economics.
N32Y BSc (four years with a Year Abroad)       You will have the opportunity to learn from
                                               qualified actuaries with many years of
A-level: AAA including mathematics             industry experience.
IB: 36 overall with 666 in HL subjects,        As part of your studies, you will take
including mathematics                          modules in Actuarial Professional
BTEC: See qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/            Development, gaining relevant skills
entry/btec for detailed requirements           and industry knowledge in preparation
                                               for a successful career.
                     Follow a bespoke,
                                               The Professional Placement option
                                               also provides an excellent opportunity
                     programme                 for hands-on experience. For more
Accredited programme
                     combining core            information, see page 24.
mathematics with specialist
                                               Examples of some modules currently offered:
modules, designed to give you a                • Actuarial Financial Engineering
head start in your actuarial career.           • Actuarial Mathematics
Actuaries are problem-solvers who can think    • Computing and Data Analysis with Excel
strategically, drawing on their mathematical   • Corporate Financial Reporting
skills to measure the probability and risk
                                               • Economics for Business Management
of future events. This profession offers a
satisfying and financially rewarding career    • Financial Mathematics
path across areas such as general insurance,   • Introduction to Machine Learning
life insurance, pensions and investment.       • Mathematical Tools for Asset Management
This degree is currently accredited by the     • Probability and Statistics
                                                                                                  This course provides the foundation for my path towards
Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA),     • Statistics for Insurance
                                                                                                  becoming a fully qualified actuary and offers a deep level of
and successful students will be able to gain   • Survival Models                                  general mathematical understanding. The specialist modules are
up to six exemptions from the IFoA Core
                                               For further details, including a full list of      taught by professional actuaries, who invite guests to give us a first-
Principles examinations.
                                               modules please visit: qmul.ac.uk/N323              hand insight into the field.”
                                                                                                  Simon Onyango
                                                                                                  BSc Mathematics with Actuarial Science

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Mathematics                                       The MSci Mathematics includes a wide
G100 BSc (three years)                            variety of modules to choose from across
                                                  maths and physics in the final year. You’ll
G101 BSc (four years with Professional            gain specialised knowledge about a topic
Placement)                                        of particular interest by completing an MSci
G10Y BSc (four years with a Year Abroad)          research project; an excellent opportunity
G102 MSci (four years)                            to develop your research skills.
G12Y MSci (five years with a Year Abroad)         This programme gives you the option to
A-level: BSc: ABB including A in mathematics      extend your degree with a Professional
                                                  Placement year, or Year Abroad. For more
MSci: AAA including mathematics                   information see pages 24-27.
IB: BSc: 34 overall with 665 in HL subjects
including mathematics                             Examples of some modules currently
MSci: 36 overall with 666 in HL subjects          • Calculus
including mathematics
                                                  • Communicating and Teaching Mathematics
BTEC: See qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/
                                                  • Complex Variables
entry/btec for detailed requirements
                                                  • Computing and Data Analysis with Excel
Our most flexible Mathematics                     • Financial Mathematics
programme; take a broad approach                  • Number Theory
to the whole subject, or focus on                 • Introduction to Machine Learning
areas that interest you most.                     • Linear Algebra
Discover a new world of concepts and ideas        • Linear Programming and Games
when you study Mathematics at Queen               • Probability and Statistics
Mary. In your first year you will build a solid
grounding in pure, discrete, decision and         • Random Processes
modern applied mathematics, probability           • Statistical Modelling
and statistics.
                                                  You will also have the option to choose         Studying maths has allowed me to be more
In subsequent years you can choose from           modules from some other departments,            confident in understanding and tackling different
modules across all mathematical disciplines,      including Languages.                            problems in and out of my field of study.”
taught by active researchers. You will have
the freedom to take new directions on your        For further details, including a full list of   Kamryn Harris
mathematical journey, studying topics in          modules please visit: qmul.ac.uk/G100           BSc Mathematics
depth as your interests develop. You can
also align your studies to your career goals,
choosing modules in actuarial and financial
mathematics, computer programming,
teaching and more.

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Mathematics and Statistics
GG31 BSc (three years)                          A choice of second and third year modules
GG32 BSc (four years with Professional          allows you to focus on aspects of statistics
Placement)                                      that most interest you, or align your studies
GG3Y BSc (four years with a Year Abroad)        to your career goals, choosing modules in
                                                programming, insurance, computational
A-level: ABB including A in mathematics         statistics or teaching.
IB: 34 overall with 665 in HL subjects,         This programme gives you the option to
including mathematics                           extend your BSc degree with a Professional
BTEC: See qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/             Placement year, or Year Abroad. For more
entry/btec for detailed requirements            information see pages 24-27.

                                                Examples of some modules currently offered:
Statistics is essential to making               • Bayesian Statistical Methods
advances in science, technology,                • Calculus
business and public policy, and is              • Complex Variables
a fascinating field of study in itself.         • Computing and Data Analysis with Excel
This BSc combines rigorous all-round            • Financial Mathematics
mathematical training with in-depth study
of statistics. You will spend your first year   • Introduction to Computer Programming
building a foundation across pure, discrete,    • Introduction to Machine Learning
decision and modern applied mathematics,        • Linear Programming and Games
probability and statistics.                     • Probability and Statistics
From the second year you will specialise        • Statistical Modelling
in statistics, building statistical theory      • Time Series
and methodology on mathematical
foundations, especially probability theory.     You will also have the option to choose
                                                modules from some other departments,
Probabilistic modelling has applications
                                                including Languages.
in genetics, quantum physics and risk
analysis, and is increasingly used in the       For further details, including a full list of   It was during my A-levels that I became excited about
financial sector. You can study topics such     modules please visit: qmul.ac.uk/GG31           statistics and its applications. It was also exciting to see
as statistics for insurance, financial time                                                     that this was a fast-developing field of study and that
series and actuarial mathematics.                                                               related topics such as data science were becoming of
                                                                                                great importance.”
                                                                                                Joseph Hinshelwood
                                                                                                BSc Mathematics and Statistics

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Mathematics with
Finance and Accounting
G1N4 BSc (three years)                           Joint teaching from the School of
G1N6 BSc (four years with Professional           Mathematical Sciences and the School of
Placement)                                       Business and Management means you’ll
G14Y BSc (four years with a Year Abroad)         learn from experts across both fields, and
                                                 benefit from the support and facilities of
A-level: ABB including A in mathematics          two academic schools.
IB: 34 overall with 665 in HL subjects,
including mathematics                            The option of a Professional Placement
                                                 year provides an excellent opportunity to
BTEC: See qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/              gain hands-on experience and prepare for a
entry/btec for detailed requirements             successful career in the financial sector and
                                                 beyond. For more information see page 24.
Develop vital numerical and
analytical skills along with a solid Examples of some modules currently offered:
grounding in finance and accounting. • Actuarial Mathematics
Our most popular joint degree programme          • Calculus
combines mathematical and statistical training   • Economics for Business
with finance and accounting, including general   • Introduction to Computer Programming
financial theory and its applications in the     • Introduction to Machine Learning
world of business and commerce.
                                                 • Financial Management
In your first year you’ll build a solid          • Financial Mathematics
grounding across all areas of mathematics,       • Managerial Accounting
probability and statistics, and explore
the world of finance with modules in             • Mathematical Tools for Asset Management
accounting and economics. Over the               • Probability and Statistics
second and third years, you’ll focus             • Statistical Modelling
on statistics and applied mathematics                                                            I am fascinated with the way my course is structured;
alongside management accounting and              You will also have the option to choose         my course has allowed me to explore and see different
financial mathematics.                           modules from some other departments,            branches of mathematics with the provision of excellent
                                                 including Languages.                            course materials and support from the department.”
                                                 For further details, including a full list of   Nirusiya Sriskantharajah
                                                 modules please visit: qmul.ac.uk/G1N4           BSc Mathematics with Finance and Accounting

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Mathematics with
G12N BSc (three years)                          The option to undertake a Professional
G1NN BSc (four years with Professional          Placement year during your studies
Placement)                                      provides an excellent opportunity to
G13N BSc (four years with a Year Abroad)        gain hands-on experience, learn about
                                                an industry of interest, and prepare for a
A-level: AAB including A in mathematics         successful career. For more information,
IB: 34 overall with 665 in HL subjects,         see page 24.
including mathematics
                                                Examples of some modules currently offered:
BTEC: See qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/             • Business Analytics
entry/btec for detailed requirements
                                                • Calculus
The perfect degree for the                      • Contemporary Strategic Analysis
mathematically gifted student with              • Economics for Business
ambition to be the future leader of a           • Entrepreneurship
major organisation.                             • Financial Accounting
This programme combines the numerical           • Fundamentals of Management
and analytical skills of a mathematics          • Introduction to Machine Learning
degree with strong business acumen.
                                                • Linear Programming and Games
You’ll study pure, discrete, decision and       • Probability and Statistics
applied mathematics, probability and            • Project Management
statistics. Tailored business modules will
                                                • Statistical Modelling
help you to develop skills suited to a future
career in a financial institution, technology   You may also have the option to choose
company, or multinational corporation,          modules from some other departments,
learning alongside other mathematicians         including Languages.
and scientists.                                                                                 I get to study two subjects I enjoy in depth and will attain
                                                For further details, including a full list of   a degree that also allows me to launch a career in the
Management modules have a particular            modules please visit: qmul.ac.uk/G12N           same fields.”
emphasis on social justice, sustainability
and good governance in the management                                                           Lakshmi Aggarwal
of private, public and not-for-profit                                                           BSc Mathematics with Management
organisations. You’ll cover topics such as
financial accounting, entrepreneurship,
business analytics, strategy, and economics,
building an in-depth understanding of the
corporate environment.

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Mathematics, Statistics
and Financial Economics
GL11 BSc (three years)                         Joint teaching from the School of
GL12 BSc (four years with Professional         Mathematical Sciences and the School of
Placement)                                     Economics and Finance allows you to learn
GL1Y BSc (four years with a Year Abroad)       from experts across both fields and benefit
                                               from the facilities and support of two
A-level: AAA including mathematics             academic departments.
IB: 36 overall with 666 in HL subjects,
including mathematics                          This programme gives you the option to
                                               extend your BSc degree with a Professional
BTEC: See qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/            Placement year, or Year Abroad. For more
entry/btec for detailed requirements           information see pages 24-27.
Mathematics and economics make an              Examples of some modules currently offered:
excellent match: develop mathematical          • Applied Linear Algebra
                                               • Calculus
rigour alongside an in-depth
                                               • Capital Markets
understanding of the economic climate.
                                               • Corporate Finance
This programme is for mathematically
                                               • Financial Mathematics
excellent students who want to apply their
numerical and analytical skills to succeed     • Futures and Options
in a career in the world of economics,         • Games and Strategies
investment banking, and finance.               • Introduction to Machine Learning
In your first year you’ll gain a solid         • Macroeconomics
foundation in all the major areas of           • Microeconomics
mathematics, and from second year              • Probability and Statistics
onwards the programme is evenly split          • Statistical Modelling
between mathematics and economics              • Time Series
modules. The former will focus on statistics
                                               You may also have the option to choose          One of the most enjoyable aspects of my course is
and probability, and the latter will cover
                                               modules from some other departments,            studying mathematical proofs. Although I had some
markets, institutions and corporate finance.
                                               including Languages.                            experience before university, the way we are taught to
                                                                                               approach proofs at this higher level is new, interesting
                                               For further details, including a full list of   and challenging.”
                                               modules please visit: qmul.ac.uk/GL11
                                                                                               Georgios Kanetounis
                                                                                               BSc Mathematics, Statistics
                                                                                               and Financial Economics

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Pure Mathematics
G110 BSc (three years)                        You’ll have the option to extend your BSc
G1NY BSc (four years with a Year Abroad)      degree with a Year Abroad, studying at
                                              one of our partner universities. For more
A-level: ABB including A in mathematics       information see page 26.
IB: 34 overall with 665 in HL subjects,
including mathematics                         Examples of some modules currently offered:
                                              • Algorithmic Graph Theory
BTEC: See qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/
                                              • Calculus
entry/btec for detailed requirements
                                              • Chaos and Fractals
Take one of the few UK degrees in             • Communicating and Teaching Mathematics
pure mathematics, in an academic              • Complex Variables
department renowned for research              • Computing and Data Analysis with Excel
in algebra, combinatorics and                 • Differential and Integral Analysis
geometry.                                     • Group Theory
This programme is for those who love          • Introduction to Differential Geometry
mathematics for its intrinsic beauty.
                                              • Number Theory
The first year of your BSc builds a solid     • Probability and Statistics
foundation across all areas of mathematics:   • Statistical Modelling
calculus, discrete mathematics, algebra,
geometry, probability and statistics,         You will also have the option to choose
computing. In the second year you’ll          modules from some other departments,
encounter a higher level of abstraction,      including Languages.
taking further modules in analysis and        For further details, including a full list of
differential equations. You can choose        modules please visit: qmul.ac.uk/G110
from a wide selection of optional modules
depending on your interests, thanks to
the diversity of our research expertise
(see qmul.ac.uk/maths/research).
                                                                                              Studying at Queen Mary has allowed me to be flexible
In the final year you may choose to                                                           with the modules I’ve taken and given me the opportunity
undertake a mathematical research project,                                                    to learn more about my favourite parts of maths.”
working closely with one of our expert
                                                                                              Puja Goradia
academics to explore your chosen subject
                                                                                              BSc Pure Mathematics
in depth and develop your independent
research and presentation skills.

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MSci Financial Mathematics
GN1H (four years)                               This programme gives you the option to
GN2H (five years with Professional Placement) extend your MSci degree with a Professional
GNHY (five years with a Year Abroad)            Placement year, or Year Abroad. For more
                                                information, see pages 24-27.
A-level: AAA including mathematics
IB: 36 overall with 666 in HL subjects,         Examples of some modules currently offered:
including mathematics                           • Actuarial Mathematics
                                                • Advanced Portfolio Theory and Risk
BTEC: See qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/
entry/btec for detailed requirements
                                                • Applied Linear Algebra
Combine key areas of pure and                   • Complex Variables
applied mathematics with more                   • Economics for Business
specialist knowledge of financial               • Financial Mathematics
mathematics, numerical methods                  • Introduction to Machine Learning
and computing.                                  • Mathematical Tools for Asset Management
Our Financial Mathematics MSci is ideal         • MSci Project
for students planning a career in the more
                                                • Probability and Stochastic Processes
quantitative areas of finance and banking,
and for those wanting to undertake              • Professional Skills and Data Analysis with SAS
academic research.                              • Programming in C++ for Finance
                                                • Statistical Modelling
In your first year, you’ll take modules that
will give you a foundation in all the core      • Statistics for Insurance
areas of mathematics and statistics, and gain • Time Series
practical data analysis skills. In later years,
you’ll have the opportunity to study modules You will also have the option to choose
across financial and actuarial mathematics,     modules from some other departments,
statistical modelling, financial management, including Languages.
                                                                                                   I have always loved maths and at the same time
programming and more.                           For further details, including a full list of      wanted to work in banking so Financial Mathematics
In the final year, you’ll take advanced          modules please visit: qmul.ac.uk/GN1H             was a perfect course for me. I have enjoyed the module
modules and develop your research skills                                                           content and getting involved with different societies.”
by completing an individual project in                                                             Ibrahim Darwich Ajjour
contemporary mathematical finance.                                                                 MSci Financial Mathematics
Projects are supervised by one of the
School’s academics, many of whom
have extensive industry experience in
mathematical finance.

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Entry requirements,
fees and funding

For all full-time higher education             For international students you’ll require a score
programmes at universities and                 of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all sections.
colleges in the UK, you’ll need to             A number of accepted equivalent
apply online at ucas.com                       qualifications are listed on our website:
You’ll find a step-by-step guide to applying
on the Queen Mary website, at:                 Contact us
qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/apply                 For undergraduate admissions enquiries:
                                               Email: maths@qmul.ac.uk
Entry requirements
                                               Tel: +44(0)20 7882 5440
For specific entry requirements please see
individual programme descriptions on
pages 30-45.                                    Meet us
                                                The best way to get a feel for life in the
In addition to A-Levels, we accept a wide
                                                School of Mathematical Sciences at
range of other qualifications, including the
                                                Queen Mary is to come and meet us.
International Baccalaureate, Access and                                                            Funding                                         Full details of all of our scholarships and
Foundation Programmes and overseas              For the latest open day information,               There is a wide range of generous bursaries     bursaries, including eligibility criteria, are
qualifications. Full details of our entry       please visit qmul.ac.uk/                           available at Queen Mary to ensure that the      available on our website:
requirements and overseas equivalencies         undergraduate/openday                              best and brightest students are able to study   qmul.ac.uk/scholarships
can be found on our website: qmul.ac.uk/                                                           with us and to minimise barriers to learning.
                                                If you are successful in gaining an offer
undergraduate/entry                                                                                                                                Our fees are published for individual
                                                to study with us, you will also be invited
                                                                                                   As a guide, our scholarships include the        courses online, via the undergraduate
English language qualifications                 to one of our dedicated Offer Holder
                                                                                                   Queen Mary Global Excellence Award,             course finder:
We expect all students to have a good level     Days, where you can explore the campus,
                                                                                                   worth £2,000. This is offered to top            qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate
of English in order to be successful on our     meet staff and students and experience
                                                                                                   applicants across all of our Mathematics
degree programmes. Our minimum English          a taster lecture.
                                                                                                   undergraduate programmes.
language requirement is GCSE grade C or 4.

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Laboratories                                                                                     5                                                                                                                                 Mucci’s                                                                              29                       for more information.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Queen Mary will aim to deliver your programme         is subject to change over time. For this reason, it is
Joseph Priestley Building                                                                       41                              Maynard House                                                                         44
                                                                                                                                Pooley House                                                                          60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Occupational Health Service/                                                                        Key
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         so that it closely matches the way in which it has    important that you check the website for the most
Library                                                                                         32                                                                                                                                 Student Health Service                                                               28
Law                                                                                             36
                                                                                                                                Selincourt House                                                                      51
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Octagon                                                                             19a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         been described to you by Queen Mary in print,         up-to-date information (qmul.ac.uk) or contact us
Lock-keeper’s Cottage                                                                           42
                                                                                                                                Varey House                                                                           49
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Qmotion Health and Fitness Centre                                                                             Fitness centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         online, and/or in person. However, it is important    using the details contained within the document.
Mathematical Sciences Building                                                                   4                                                                                                                                 Sports Hall                                                                            7                      Refreshment:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bar/Eatery/Coffee place                                                 to realise that in some circumstances we may
Occupational Health                                                                                                                                                                                                                Santander Bank                                                                       62
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Applicants are strongly advised to check the
and Safety Directorate                                                                          12                                                                                                                                 St Benet’s Chaplaincy                                                                23                       Staff car park                                                          change aspects of your programme. For example,
People’s Palace/Great Hall                                                                      16                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Queen Mary Course Finder for up-to-date
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Student Enquiry Centre                                                               19                       Bicycle parking                                                         staff changes, resource limitations and factors
Queens’ Building                                                                                19                                                                                                                                 Students’ Union Hub                                                                  34                                                                                                                                                     entry requirements before submitting their
Scape Building                                                                                  64
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bicycle lockers                                                         such as a change in the law or the level of demand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Union Shop                                                                             9                                                                                                                                                    UCAS application: qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/
Temporary Building                                                                              61                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Cash machine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         for a particular programme or module may result
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Village Shop                                                                         52
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Smoking area/shelter                                                                                                          coursefinder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         in Queen Mary having to withdraw or change
 Redevelopment site                                                                    39, 40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         aspects of the programmes and/or student              Read our terms and conditions in full at:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         services described in this prospectus.                qmul.ac.uk/prospective/termsandconditions
                                                                           Bancroft Road                                                                                                                            Bradwell Street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         In the unlikely event that we discontinue a
                                                                      Leatherdale Street
                                                                        Bancroft Road                                                                                               Moody Street                    Bradwell Street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         programme of study, or change it significantly
                                           Portelet Road


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         before it begins, we will inform applicants holding                  This prospectus was manufactured
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      Massingham St                                                   Leatherdale Street                                                                                            Moody Street
                                                      Portelet Road


                                                                           Holton Street
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         an offer of a place at the earliest opportunity                      using UPM Fine Offset sourced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and will endeavour to offer a suitable alternative                   from an ISO 14001 certified mill,
      Massingham St                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          63
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         programme at Queen Mary. We will also ensure                         where the pulp was bleached using

                                                                           Holton Street
                                                                                                                                                         Bancroft Road
                                                                                                Grantley Street

          Carlton Square

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mile End Hospital                                                                       AREA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         that these changes are reflected on our website                      an Elemental Chlorine Free (EFC)
                                                                                                                                                                   Bancroft Road
                                                                                                          Grantley Street

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         as soon as possible.                                                 process. The materials followed a
                    Carlton Square

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mile End Hospital                                                                                                   53
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Chain-of-Custody scheme, ensuring
                                                                      Alderney Road                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          49

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      51                                                                                                      traceability back to a responsibly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Regent’s Canal

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              managed forest.
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                            Stepney Green Tube Station                                     4                                                                                            Mile End Road                                                                       22                  35                36            37                                         Mile End Tube Station
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                              Stepney Green Tube Station                                                                                                                                Mile End Road                                                                                                                                                                      Mile End Tube Station


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