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. 

91%of students are satisfied with the course overall**BSc (Hons) Mathematics and BSc (Hons) Mathematics (Computing) - National Student Survey 2021
100%of students agreed that the course is intellectually stimulating**BSc (Hons) Mathematics and BSc (Hons) Mathematics (Computing) - National Student Survey 2021
Top 20in Mathematics**Mathematics subject area - The Guardian University Guide 2022
3rdin the UK for student satisfaction with the course**Mathematics subject area - The Guardian University Guide 2022
5thin the UK for student satisfaction with teaching**Mathematics subject area - The Guardian University Guide 2022
5thfor student satisfaction**The Complete University Guide 2022, 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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The staff go above and beyond to ensure that you make the most of your degree and learn as much as possible. It has been useful to develop my skills both academically and personally with their help and I feel especially well prepared for my working life ahead.

Jake Andrews
BSc (Hons) Mathematics
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Why aspiring teacher Jake is a textbook mathematician

Jake Andrews is impressing everyone with his mathematical skills. The BSc (Hons) Mathematics student has picked up two awards for his work – and he’s been chosen by assessment and learning organisation, Vretta, to create solutions for a new textbook.

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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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The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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We want you to realise your vision for your future. The University of Derby is a place where you can take your passion and talent and use them to create a better world.

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