BSc Applied Mathematics with Information and Computing Science

This programme is founded in the mathematics of information technology and computer science. It cultivates students’ mathematics foundation and academic ability, allowing them to acquire professional expertise in fields such as computation analysis, software design and information security.

It also cultivates students’ ability to master application oriented theory, and methods and techniques of information and computer science.  Through studying this discipline, students receive training in scientific research methods and the ability to solve practical problems of information technology and science and engineering computation. 

Students graduating from this programme receive degrees in BSc Applied Mathematics with Information and Computing Science from the University of Birmingham and Information and Computing Science from Jinan University.

Programme content

Year 1

Year 1. All modules are core.
Birmingham taught modulesJinan taught modules
Real Analysis and the Calculus Physical Education I and II
Vectors, Geometry and Linear Algebra English for Academic Purposes: Listening and Speaking
Algebra and Combinatorics English for Academic Purposes: Writing Skills
Probability and Statistics English for Academic Purposes: Reading Skills
  Modern History of China
  Ideological and Moral Cultivation and Legal Basis
  An introduction to Mao Zedong Thought and the Theoretical System of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics I 
  Analytical geometry 
  C Programming 

Year 2

Year 2. All modules are core.
Birmingham taught modulesJinan taught modules
Multivariable and Vector Analysis Numerical Algebra 
Linear Algebra and Linear Programming Mathematical Modelling
Statistics Matlab Programming
Introduction to Mathematical Finance  An introduction to Mao Zedong Thought and the Theoretical System of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics II 
  Introduction to Marxism

Year 3

Year 3. All modules are core.
Birmingham taught modulesJinan taught modules
Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization Design and Analysis of Algorithms 
Game Theory and Multi Criteria Decision Making Discrete Mathematics
Applied Statistics Information Theory and Coding 
Statistical Methods in Economics  Numerical Approximation

Year 4

Year 4. Jinan taught core modules.
Undergraduate Internship
Undergraduate Thesis
Numerical Solutions to Differential Equations
Situation and Policy
Innovation and Humanities 
Year 4. Jinan taught optional modules, select two out of four.
Computational Intelligence
Concrete Mathematics 
Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Data Analysis