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ABOUT THIS COURSE
STUDY JOURNEY

Quick fact

  • You will study in multiple countries

What will I learn?

OVERVIEW

Mathematics underpins much of the modern world and is fundamental to science, technology and the world of business and finance. In the BSc Applied Mathematics programme you will study a core of essential mathematical topics and mathematical modelling techniques and be introduced to a varied range of applications. A selection of optional modules allows you to follow your individual interests and career plans.

By studying mathematics you will develop strong analytical skills, problem-solving abilities and an appreciation of the importance of logical reasoning. You will also develop computational skills and learn how mathematical modelling can be used to help analyse real-world problems. These skills are essential in many industries and are highly sought-after by employers.

WHY SHOULD I STUDY APPLIED MATHEMATICS AT XJTLU?

  • You will join a vibrant learning environment of around 500 undergraduate students and expert staff from around the world.
  • Throughout the programme you will develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts of mathematics as well as the practical mathematical modelling skills for solving a wide range of real-world problems.
  • The flexible programme allows you to choose modules from different application areas of mathematics, including finance, operational research and physics.
  • The Visiting Study Abroad Programme gives you the opportunity to study in the USA during Year Three at the prestigious Michigan State University.
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships allow you to take part in research with financial support provided.
  • XJTLU's location in the Suzhou Industrial Park provides you with the opportunity to undertake internships at a variety of financial and technological institutions and multinational companies.
  • You can earn two degrees - an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a UK degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.

CAREERS

An applied mathematics degree gives you access to a wide range of rewarding career paths. Graduates are highly sought-after in the job market and are employed as analysts, modellers, data scientists, statisticians and managers in industries such as finance, information technology, biotechnology, consultancy, and in government.

Many of our students choose to continue their studies at postgraduate level. Popular choices of masters programme include applied mathematics, pure mathematics, financial mathematics, industrial mathematics, mathematical modelling, actuarial science, financial engineering and statistics. An increasing number of graduates are enrolled for further studies at renowned universities abroad such as Columbia University and the University of Washington in the USA and the University of Cambridge and Imperial College London in the UK.

AWARDING INSTITUTION

University of Liverpool, UK and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

Which department am I in?

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 or 4 years) - multiple study locations

Tuition fees
¥88,000.00 (US$ 12,443) per year
All international students who accept their offer by 1 May 2019 will automatically qualify for a RMB 8,000 early bird discount
Start date

Expected September 2019

Venue

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

111 Ren Ai Road, Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District,

Suzhou Industrial Park,

SUZHOU,

Jiangsu,

215123, China

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applications from high quality candidates in all subject areas, with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications.

For international students

Students have the following requirements are

Entry into Year One

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in relevant subjects.

Entry into Year Two

Students who have completed A-levels or International Baccalaureate (or equivalent) will be considered for entry into Year Two.

A-level: BBB

IB: 30 points

SAT: high school diploma with a GPA of 3.0, plus three SAT subject tests of at least 600 in each subject, if you took the SAT before March 2016.

AP: high school diploma with a GPA of 3.0, plus three AP subjects at Grade 4 or above.

English Language Requirements

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If you are a non-native English speaker, or if you have not previously studied in English, you must have satisfactory English language skills to study at XJTLU. Various English qualifications are accepted:

Year One entry

  • IELTS: 5.0
  • TOEFL: 62 (iBT)

Year Two entry

  • IELTS 6.5
  • TOEFL: 90 (iBT)

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There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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