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Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Mathematics - MMath (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Master's in Mathematics, at Aberystwyth University, uncovers a fascinating and challenging discipline that combines the identification and analysis of shapes and patterns with data collation and calculation.

Mathematics is fundamentally important to modern society, contributing to numerous facets of life, including science, engineering, technology and finance.

Studying this MMath option provides considerably more access to specialist areas of Mathematics and in your final year, you will undertake short research projects with a lecturer, allied to your particular mathematical or statistical interests.

You will also become part of a pool of graduates that is in significant demand across many industries for their problem-solving abilities, clear analytical thought processes and capacity for logical argument.

What will I learn?

The breakdown below provides an illustration of what you might study during the four year degree scheme.

  • In your first year you will explore topics in algebra and calculus, geometry and differential equations, probability and statistics, and mathematical analysis.
  • In your second and third years you will be able to choose from a range of modules on topics which might include analysis and partial differential equations, abstract and linear algebra, statistical modelling and mechanics.
  • In your final year, you will undertake short research projects with a member of staff, allied to your particular mathematical or statistical interests, as well as choosing taught courses from our list of optional modules.

What can I do with a Mathematics degree?

Our graduates have found employment in the following sectors:

  • statistical analysis and computational statistics
  • teaching
  • aeronautical engineering
  • accountancy and banking
  • risk analysis and actuarial work
  • financial management and investment analysis
  • information technology.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,600per year

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

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 72 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    127 53%

    43rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    34th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.54 91%

    2nd

    3

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