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Mathematics with Statistics

  • UCAS code G1G3
  • Option 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2021

The course

“It has been said that figures rule the world; maybe. I am quite sure that it is figures which show us whether it is being ruled well or badly.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Fascinated by the power of statistics? The world increasingly needs graduates with an understanding of statistical methods, data analysis and the mathematics that underpins it all. The collection, analysis, application and representation of data are central to our globalised society. Statistics lie at the heart of our economics, accounting, banking, management and administration, communications, astronomy and the physical and social sciences.

This course is led by renowned experts in the field and will give you a solid grounding in all the key methods and concepts of mathematics, whilst allowing you to explore the fascinating and rapidly evolving field of statistics. It helps you to link fundamental concepts of probability theory and pure mathematics to the application of a diverse array of statistical techniques. The modular structure also gives you the flexibility to tailor your studies to your own interests.

Our curriculum is broad and informed by our world-class research activities, including pioneering work in the field of statistics. We also offer an extensive array of postgraduate opportunities, and provided you make good progress in year 1 you will have the option of transferring onto our four-year Mathematics MSci course if you decide to focus on taking your mathematics to a higher level. It might also be possible to transfer sideways into the second year of one of our other undergraduate mathematics courses.

Join our friendly and inspiring department and you will benefit from a thoroughly supportive learning environment. We offer small group tutorials, problem-solving sessions, practical workshops and IT classes, as well as generous staff office hours and a dedicated personal adviser to guide you through your studies. We also offer CV writing workshops and a competitive work placement scheme. Graduates from our department are in great demand for their numeracy, analytical skills, data handling powers, logical thinking and creative problem-solving abilities.

Our flexible degree programmes enable you to apply to take a Placement Year, which can be spent studying abroad, working or carrying out voluntary work. You can even do all three if you want to (minimum of three months each)! To recognise the importance of this additional skills development and university experience, your Placement Year will be formally recognised on your degree certificate and will contribute to your overall result. Please note conditions may apply if your degree already includes an integrated year out, please contact the Careers & Employability Service for more information. Find out more

  • Learn from renowned mathematicians and statisticians who are experts in their fields.
  • Feel at home in a lively, friendly department with a strong focus on small group teaching, where you will be known as an individual.
  • Enjoy a varied and flexible curriculum, and tailor your degree to your own interests.


Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

This course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA). On successful completion of the programme, you will to meet, in part, the educational requirements for Chartered Mathematician status.


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