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Mathematics and Computer Science BSc

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

You’ll apply the tools and techniques of maths, statistics and computing to real-life challenges on this modern vocational course, including work on industry projects with professional mathematicians.

Course description

This modern vocational course offers a compelling combination of mathematics, computing and information systems, allowing you to tailor your studies to match your interests and career aspirations.

  • Gain valuable work experience on an optional industrial placement year
  • Study in our modern and well-equipped computing facilities
  • Learn from our friendly and supportive lecturers who have wide-ranging expertise in mathematics and computer science
  • Focus on using your skills to solve real-world problems, including projects for industry clients

How you will learn

Lectures are combined with tutorials to promote discussion, encourage a deeper understanding and develop your problem-solving skills. There is also a weekly drop-in clinic for students to receive one-to-one help and support from dedicated and understanding staff. Guest lectures are delivered by visiting staff from other institutions too.

How you are assessed

You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework, including computational simulations, online tests, oral presentations, portfolio work and written reports.

Careers

Employers recognise and value the problem-solving, analytical and numerical skills and competences that our BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Computer Science graduates can offer. You will therefore discover a wide range of career opportunities when you graduate.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,045per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning International Student Centre offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the EU and EEA.
A comprehensive welcome and induction programme helps international students settle into university life.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 110 6

    61st out of 72 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    112 47%

    88th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    54th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 50%

    50th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    43rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    10th

    58

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