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BSc in Applied Mathematics/Statistics (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Bachelor Degree , Applied Mathematics

Course Description

In choosing to study the Applied Mathematics and Statistics Degree at Aberystwyth University you will uncover a fascinating and challenging discipline that combines the identification and analysis of shapes and patterns with data collation and calculation. Mathematics and Statistics are fundamentally important to modern society, contributing to numerous facets of life, including science, engineering, technology and finance and there is strong demand from industry for graduates from this degree. You will be taught in lectures and practical classes with good staff/student ratios.

Mathematics is a subject that has fascinated humanity for thousands of years from the ancient world to the present day. The language of Mathematics underpins so much of the modern world – from science, technology and engineering, to finance and commerce – opening up a wide range of career opportunities to you.

  • Uncover a discipline that combines the identification and analysis of shapes and patterns with data collation and calculation.
  • Mathematics has been taught at Aberystwyth since 1872, so that the department builds on over 140 years of teaching excellence, employing lecturers who are committed teachers and internationally-recognised researchers
  • A degree in Mathematics will open up a wide range of career paths to you, and this degree is accredited by the IMA (Institute for Mathematics and its Applications), the UK's learned and professional society for mathematics, directly contributing to your recognition as a Chartered Mathematician.

 

In choosing to study the Applied Mathematics and Statistics Degree at Aberystwyth University you will uncover a fascinating and challenging discipline that combines the identification and analysis of shapes and patterns with data collation and calculation. Mathematics and Statistics are fundamentally important to modern society, contributing to numerous facets of life, including science,...

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Course Content

In your first year you will explore topics in:

  • Algebra and calculus
  • Geometry
  • Differential equations
  • Probability and statistics 
  • 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 
  • Distributions and estimation
  • Statistical methods 
  • Regression and anova. 
  • Optional modules include complex and numerical analysis, hydrodynamics, sampling, and mathematical physics.
  • You will also undertake a compulsory career planning module as part of your course, which will enhance your employability prospects and enable you to develop valuable transferable skills.

In your first year you will explore topics in: Algebra and calculus Geometry Differential equations Probability and statistics  Mathematical analysis  In your second and third years you will be able to choose from a range of modules on topics which might...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 104 - 120

A Levels BBB-BCC to include B in Mathematics

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh and Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-DMM with B in A level Mathematics

International Baccalaureate:
30-28 with 5 points in Mathematics at Higher Level

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall with 7 in Mathematics

UCAS Tariff 104 - 120 A Levels BBB-BCC to include B in Mathematics GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh and Mathematics BTEC National Diploma: DDM-DMM with B in A level Mathematics International Baccalaureate: 30-28...

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Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, presentations, reports and examinations.

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, presentations, reports and examinations.