Undergraduate courses starting in 2018
Mathematics and statistics underlie all the physical sciences and are increasingly important to social sciences and management.
During the course you’ll develop a broad and balanced foundation of knowledge, theoretical understanding and practical skills in mathematics, statistics and computing. You’ll put your mathematical knowledge and skills into practice to solve problems.
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics leading to an undergraduate master’s degree
You’ll learn from academics with expertise in mathematical sciences. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience.
Specialist facilities and equipment
You’ll be able to access our Maths and Statistics Help (MASH) centre to get help with revision, tests and coursework. A final-year option provides the opportunity to use our high-performance computing facility ‘Balena’.
You’ll be able to go into a wide variety of careers including teaching, in the finance sector as an accountant, actuary or analyst, or as a statistician in government. You’ll also be well suited to roles developing software in commerce or the technology sector.
Recent employers include:
- British Telecom
- Ernst & Young
- Tate & Lyle
Many of our graduates also choose to go on to postgraduate study in preparation for academic or industry-based research careers.
Find out more about what our graduates go on to do.
The awards, accolades and league table rankings for this subject.
90% student satisfaction rate in the National Student Survey 2017
“The wide range of modules gives you the opportunity to head down a multitude of career paths. I joined the placement scheme and spent a year with GlaxoSmithKline, working as a Clinical Statistician.”Tom Hadfield
BSc Mathematics with placement year (2017)