School of Mathematics and Physics
Our mathematics graduates work across the widest range of industries in roles that require the application of maths in statistics, logistics, forecasting, finance, marketing, research and teaching.
What we offer
Study mathematics in a supportive environment
We offer honours bachelor's degrees in mathematics or mathematics and a related subject. Our courses cover a range of pure and applied mathematics, with the option to study some of these topics in depth or specialise in financial mathematics, statistics, or operational research and logistics. We also offer a third-year direct entry bachelor's course and a master's course in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Undergraduate ambassador scheme
Our students are offered the option to undertake a placement in a local school. Placements offer firsthand experience of mathematics education through a mentor scheme supported by mathematics teachers, and with classes ranging from Key Stage 2 to A Level.
A year in industry
More than 50% of employers actively recruit graduates who have relevant work experience. So, taking an optional yearlong placement is an excellent way to get ahead in the job hunt. Our Student Placement and Employability Centre (SPEC) is dedicated to setting your career on the right course.
The Maths Café is a daily drop-in facility, available to any student of the University where you can receive help on any maths or stats problem you encounter in your studies. We also provide handouts on key topics and computer aided learning packages.