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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

    03-OCT-22

  • 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

26 January

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A level : A*AA

A*AA in three A levels including A*A in Mathematics and Further Mathematics. We also make alternative offers including STEP, MAT or TMUA or additional study such as an EPQ or fourth A level subject, please see our website for details. If you are studying A levels we strongly prefer that you take a full A level in Further Mathematics. Alternative offers are available if you have only studied Further Mathematics at AS level or have not studied it at all. AS Level Further Maths: A*AA in three A levels including A* in Mathe

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

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

The university boasts a vibrant international student community. Over 145 nationalities are represented among its 3,600 international students.
The International Student Advice team offers an international orientation programme and mentoring scheme to help students settle into life in the UK.
University of Bath alumni can be found contributing positively in countries worldwide, and many continue their association with Bath long after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    183 76%

    14th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    12th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    45th

    10

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