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Mathematical Sciences (with Study Year Abroad) BSc (Hons)

University of Bath

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Develop a broad foundation of theory and practical skills in mathematics, statistics and computing, preparing you for specialist and non-specialist careers.Mathematical Sciences combines traditional mathematics with statistics and computing. This course is for you if you’d like to keep your options open and study a broader range of topics.In the first year, you’ll explore an introduction to mathematics at university level before choosing areas in which you’d like to specialise later in the course. In year two, you’ll also have the option to study computing, physics and economics units run by other departments.You’ll develop the knowledge and practical skills appropriate to a technical career as well as receiving good training in analytical thinking. This combination means you will also be well-suited to non-specialist careers such as computing, financial services and management.All of our courses are flexible and allow for a wide choice of units after year one. You may be able to switch courses during the first year.Put your learning into practiceAlongside teaching, our academics carry out their own research in all branches of mathematics, which means you’ll be learning about the latest developments. Some units will give you the opportunity to work alongside our academics and contribute to research in the Department.You’ll also be supported during your studies by regular small group tutorials and one-to-one meetings with a Personal Tutor.Use specialist facilitiesYou’ll have access to our Mathematics Resources Centre (MASH) to assist with revision and coursework if you need it. A final-year option also provides the opportunity to use our high-performance computing facility ‘Balena’, which can perform over 110 trillion calculations a second.Prepare for your futureYou could go on to work in a wide variety of areas such as in the finance sector as an accountant, actuary or analyst, as a statistician in government or into teaching. You could also go on to work as a data scientist or software developer in commerce or the technology sector.Recent employers include Aviva, British Telecom, Deloitte, EY, PwC and Tate & Lyle. Many of our graduates also choose to go on to postgraduate study in preparation for academic or industry-based research careers.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : A*AA

A*AA in three A levels including Mathematics and Further Mathematics with A* in Mathematics or Further Mathematics.Alternate A Level offers:A*A in Mathematics and Further Mathematics plus B in a third A level plus one of:grade 2 in any STEPMerit in the GCE AEA in Mathematicsa suitable score in the MAT or TMUAgrade A in an EPQgrade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Challenge Certificategrade B in a fourth A levelIf you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typ

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 140 nationalities are represented among 3,500 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them at Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers to help them continue to build their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    189 79%

    10th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    55th

    8

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