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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Mathematics underpins all modern science and technology, and mathematicians are in high demand across a variety of fields.

University maths is about studying patterns in numbers, geometry and many other abstract concepts. It's also about applying those concepts in practical problem solving.

With a BSc in Mathematics from York, you can develop valuable skills for careers ranging from finance and IT to weather forecasting and engineering.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA). Successfully completing your degree fulfils part of the educational requirement for chartered status.

Teaching and assessment

You'll work with world‐leading academics who’ll challenge you to think independently and excel in all that you do. Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace.

Work with world‐leading academics who’ll challenge you to think independently and excel in all that you do.

Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace. Find out more about our approach to teaching and learning.

Careers and skills

Mathematical skills are invaluable in fields with obvious numerical components, but they are also readily transferable. Whatever the sector, mathematicians can help people to construct and analyse arguments, and to make good decisions.

During the course of your degree you'll have the chance to take part in skills sessions on writing effective CVs and cover letters, as well as one-to-one support as you prepare for the job market. The Department also organizes an annual careers fair tailored specifically to maths students and the employers looking for them.

With a flexible choice of modules available, you'll be able to tailor your degree to suit your own career aspirations.

Career opportunities

Many careers rely on logic and problem solving. A degree in mathematics helps you harness those skills to communicate complex ideas which is an asset for any career.

Previous graduates have gone on to succeed in a wide range of careers including:

  • software developer
  • actuarial analyst
  • trainee accountant
  • teacher
  • data scientist
  • gaming analyst

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,350per year

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

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    150 63%

    30th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    38th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    16th

    7

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