Mathematics Undergraduate Courses

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. 

2ndin the UK for student satisfaction**The Guardian University Guide 2021, Mathematics subject area
6thin the UK for student satisfaction with teaching**The Guardian University Guide 2021, Mathematics subject area

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.

Mathematics - your questions answered

In the below video, Senior Lecturer, Dr Nicholas Korpelainen, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Mathematics at the University of Derby. You can also watch exclusive subject content by signing up to Derby on Demand.

Dr Nicholas Korpelainen, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

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Get a feel for what it's like to study Mathematics courses at the University of Derby

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Study abroad

Manzal and Chandni went to Romania as part of an Erasmus placement, studying in Alba Iulia and working a placement at a company called IPEC, the leading ceramics supplier for IKEA. At university, they worked on data analysis and mathematical models, and would then go to IPEC to develop an automatic design and correction of new ceramics colours for the production line. They both gained a whole host of skills during their time there and outside of studying and working, they visited a variety of cities and took part in an array of activities, including paragliding! They also gained friends from different countries and learnt about different cultures, cuisines and languages.

“The traineeship was only two months long but it was a life changing experience. We would recommend that all students try the opportunity of studying abroad. As someone once told us, “money fills pockets, adventures fill souls”. Manzal Mohammad, BSc (Hons) Mathematics

 

Manzal and Chandni arriving in Romania for their placement
Manzal and Chandni with lecturer Ovidiu
Mathematics students sightseeing on placement in Romania

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:

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