During your study on our undergraduate programmes we offer the opportunity to spend a year at university abroad as a part of your degree. This could include studying in Europe, America or Australia.
After completion of the first two years of your degree here in Birmingham, you can spend a year abroad and return to complete your degree. If you pass the year abroad, you will graduate with a degree in 'Mathematics with International Year'. This is a great opportunity for you to explore different approaches to your subject and to experience living in a different culture.
You do not have to commit to this programme from the beginning of your degree. All students who achieve a minimum mark in their first year (usually around 55%) will be eligible to apply for the international year during their second year, and will be supported by the University International Office. It is a competitive process, but we are usually able to place students at one of our partner institutions. You will be supported by the School to ensure that you select a programme that would enhance your personal educational interests and experience. This support continues while you are overseas; you remain an important part of our School while you are away and helping you to make the most of the year is part of our role.
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