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Department of Mathematical Sciences | BSc Mathematics (with Foundation Year)

Subject Ranking

# 201-250QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

MathematicsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Mathematics

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

Study Mode

On Campus

BSc Mathematics (with Foundation Year) at Durham University

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This BSc offers the opportunity to study a broad range of topics in pure and Applied Mathematics & Statistics, developing your analytic and problem-solving skills and preparing you for a career in a wide variety of sectors.


Mathematics is all around us. From Accounting to Architecture, Engineering to Software development, Mathematics plays a central role in our data-driven world. The study of Maths develops the analytical, critical thinking, reasoning and problem-solving skills that are valued by employers and form the basis for a wide range of careers.

When you choose Maths you’ll be taught by a team of mathematicians with a passion for sharing the beauty of Mathematics and a wealth of experience in research across the spectrum of Pure and Applied Mathematics and Statistics. And with many of the teaching team actively involved at the forefront of research, the degree is designed to link learning to research in distinctive and creative ways.


The BSc Mathematics is housed in a brand-new facility, purpose-built to meet the learning, teaching and study needs of students from the Department.


The first year of the course begins with a broad-based introduction to Pure and Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Probability and provides a sound foundation for in-depth study in subsequent years. As you move into the second year the structure offers more flexibility, enabling you to shape your degree around one specific area or continue developing your skills across a wide range of subjects.


During the final year the range of optional modules expands further with a choice of around 20 different areas. The degree culminates in a project that gives you the opportunity to investigate a mathematical topic of interest in depth.


You can also apply to add a placement year or a year abroad to your degree, increasing the course from three years to four.


As well as developing you academically, a Durham University degree will equip you with a range of practical skills including critical thinking, an analytical approach and ability to reason with information, alongside experience in building relationships and leading teams.


A significant number of our students progress to higher level study following their degree. Some remain within their academic field of interest and pursue higher level research, notably at Durham University but also other prestigious institutions. Others take a different route and pursue postgraduate programmes or employment in areas from statistics and financial management to conservation and teaching.


Some of the high-profile employers our graduates have gone on to work for include Royal London, Deloitte, CERN, Morgan Stanley and Ocado.


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

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Program overview

Main Subject

Mathematics

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

Study Mode

On Campus

BSc Mathematics (with Foundation Year) at Durham University

[email protected]


This BSc offers the opportunity to study a broad range of topics in pure and Applied Mathematics & Statistics, developing your analytic and problem-solving skills and preparing you for a career in a wide variety of sectors.


Mathematics is all around us. From Accounting to Architecture, Engineering to Software development, Mathematics plays a central role in our data-driven world. The study of Maths develops the analytical, critical thinking, reasoning and problem-solving skills that are valued by employers and form the basis for a wide range of careers.

When you choose Maths you’ll be taught by a team of mathematicians with a passion for sharing the beauty of Mathematics and a wealth of experience in research across the spectrum of Pure and Applied Mathematics and Statistics. And with many of the teaching team actively involved at the forefront of research, the degree is designed to link learning to research in distinctive and creative ways.


The BSc Mathematics is housed in a brand-new facility, purpose-built to meet the learning, teaching and study needs of students from the Department.


The first year of the course begins with a broad-based introduction to Pure and Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Probability and provides a sound foundation for in-depth study in subsequent years. As you move into the second year the structure offers more flexibility, enabling you to shape your degree around one specific area or continue developing your skills across a wide range of subjects.


During the final year the range of optional modules expands further with a choice of around 20 different areas. The degree culminates in a project that gives you the opportunity to investigate a mathematical topic of interest in depth.


You can also apply to add a placement year or a year abroad to your degree, increasing the course from three years to four.


As well as developing you academically, a Durham University degree will equip you with a range of practical skills including critical thinking, an analytical approach and ability to reason with information, alongside experience in building relationships and leading teams.


A significant number of our students progress to higher level study following their degree. Some remain within their academic field of interest and pursue higher level research, notably at Durham University but also other prestigious institutions. Others take a different route and pursue postgraduate programmes or employment in areas from statistics and financial management to conservation and teaching.


Some of the high-profile employers our graduates have gone on to work for include Royal London, Deloitte, CERN, Morgan Stanley and Ocado.


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other!

Admission requirements

4 Years
Sep-2024

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

9,250 GBP
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International Students

-
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Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Undergraduate courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Opportunities for multidisciplinary studies are also available through the Department of Natural Sciences, Department of Liberal Arts or the Department of Combined Honours in Social Sciences.

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Undergraduate programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Masters/Postgraduate Taught courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Masters/Postgraduate Taught programmes.

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