Mathematics courses


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BSc (Hons) Mathematics (DLHE 2014/15)


In Work or Further Study

BSc (Hons) Mathematics (DLHE 2014/15)

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A degree in maths will open up many doors for you – and with our focus on real world learning, you can be sure you’ll be equipped for any number of careers.

Studying mathematics can provide an insight into our world and make sense of the complexities of the universe we live in. By joining our mathematical community you will have the opportunity to apply your studies to real world problems and become a contributor in the pioneering world of mathematics. The chance to participate in innovative research, combined with great links with industry, means that our mathematics courses have an excellent record for employability.

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I like the fact that I have the difference in learning throughout my Mathematics course.

Lewis Craske

"One day I may be working on a presentation with a small education group, and the next day I may be in a lecture being taught the most effective way to reduce queues in a doctor’s surgery! I get to explore lots of different Mathematics areas, preparing me for any jobs I wish to go into.”

This is Mathematics

  • Our courses are accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), which means you can apply for student membership (and associate membership when you graduate) on your way to full Chartered Mathematician (CMath) status
  • Turn theory into practice and make your degree relevant and up to date with our projects set by businesses. Recent assignments have come from Bosch and Bombardier
  • We’ll support you throughout your studies with one-to-one time with your lecturers, plus weekly mathematics drop-in clinics
  • Broaden your mathematical horizons with a year abroad on the Erasmus+ scheme
  • Give yourself a professional edge – our work placements can lead to an extra qualification, the Diploma in Professional Practice


The Institue of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)

What our Mathematics graduates do

A degree in mathematics opens the doors to lots of different careers. You’ll develop analytical and problem-solving skills that will make you more attractive to employers across a range of sectors.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

  • operational research
  • business modelling
  • banking
  • simulation modelling
  • maths modelling
  • financial analyst
  • academic research
  • teaching

You could also go on to study our MSc Big Data Analytics or MSc Computational Mathematics postgraduate degrees.