BSc (Hons) Mathematics

Whether it’s making a mobile phone secure, helping an endangered species survive, or analysing a successful business, maths is key. Almost all areas of human activity or advanced technologies need mathematics, so the demand for mathematicians continues to grow. Our BSc (Hons) Maths degree has been accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications – the professional society for qualified and practising mathematicians.

It will give you a solid grounding in the methods of modern applied mathematics, and bring out the intrinsic beauty of mathematical ideas. You’ll become an expert in logical thinking and develop refined problem-solving skills that employers in many fields value highly. This Maths degree is also offered through a combined Bachelors and Masters level study package – MMath. With just one additional year of full-time study, you’ll gain greater breadth and depth of mathematics skills and techniques relevant to practicing mathematicians. You’ll study advanced topics in applicable mathematics, statistics and pure mathematics – giving you the best chance of landing your dream job after graduation.

What you will study

The first year will provide you with a firm and broad foundation in a range of mathematical areas by extending the material you encountered in core modules at A-level. As well as being introduced to specialist mathematical software, youll begin to apply mathematics to determine solutions to a range of real-world problems.

In subsequent years, you can specialise in areas of mathematics that best suit your interests and career aspirations. These include codes, cryptography, nonlinear systems, financial mathematics, statistics, operational research, partial differential equations and financial...

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This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd


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  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018


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