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Mathematics (BSc)

Award
Bachelor of Science
Duration
3 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS Course code
G100

About this course

Study topics from modern cryptography (the art of writing or solving codes) to modelling black holes, and complex financial problems. You'll learn abstract and structured thinking skills while studying mathematics, statistics and operational research. Employers will look for your skills in finance, industry, education and you could move into a career working on scientific and social challenges.

This mathematics BSc course is very broad, allowing you to explore topics like abstract algebra, black holes and relativity, networks, and machine learning.

As part of this degree you’ll:

  • develop your abilities in problem-solving, calculation and logical argument

  • be able to specialise in pure or applied mathematics or statistics, or follow a broad path across these topics and more

  • use our student centre, a dedicated learning and social space for maths student

  • use mathematical and computational packages such as Python and the statistics package 'R'

You’ll be taught through a combination of lectures and workshops, by leading researchers in fields, such as group theory, the mathematics of nature and experimental design.

What it's like to study Mathematics at Southampton

Ria talks about her experience as a third year Maths student

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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