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Mathematics and Computer Science BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location


  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course brings together closely related aspects of computer science and mathematics, giving students a firm foundation in computational mathematics.

Course overview:

Delve into numerical analysis, algorithm design and analysis, and computer programming, developing a wealth of transferrable skills sought after by employers from areas such as IT, cybersecurity, logistics and operational research. Explore both the theory and practice, and use practical computing skills to model and design algorithms to test theoretical concepts, and gain practical experience with a range of programming languages.

Why study this course with us?

The programme team is made of academics who are very experienced in higher education teaching, promoting a supportive learning environment for students. Students will study with academics whose research is at the cutting edge of computational mathematics research.

Work based learning:

During the final weeks of the second year (Level 5), students have the opportunity to undertake a work placement for academic credit. Furthermore, the course facilitates an optional year in industry before returning for the final year, should students secure an appropriate placement.

Job prospects:

Graduates of the BSc Mathematics and Computer Science can find employment in a number of sectors and roles. This may include:

  • Games Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Network Engineer
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Design
  • Actuary
  • Financial Analyst
  • Teacher
  • Researcher
  • Mathematical Modeller
  • Consultancy

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Chester

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  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 110 17

    57th out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    107 45%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%



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