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Mathematics (MMath)

Award
Master of Mathematics
Duration
4 years
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS course code
G103

About this course

On this MMath Mathematics degree, you’ll work with leading researchers who’ll introduce you to pure and applied maths. Learn advanced mathematical and statistical concepts, covering topics from cryptography to black holes. You’ll graduate with the technical skills sought after by employers in finance, commerce, industry and research.

The first 3 years of this integrated master's degree are similar to both the Mathematics and the Mathematics with Statistics courses, covering:

  • algebra

  • calculus

  • number theory

  • statistics

  • mathematical modelling

In the fourth year, you’ll study advanced concepts such as representation theory, harmonic analysis, advanced general relativity or Lie groups.

There is also an MMath Mathematics with Statistics pathway available as part of this programme. Following the Statistics pathway you could study topics such as machine learning, survival analysis and other modern applications of statistics.

As part of this course you’ll:

  • study advanced research methods in algebra, analysis, geometry and topology

  • have the option to specialise in statistics

  • undertake an individual research project in a field of your choice

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

  • 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.

If you’d prefer a more general approach, or you’d like to focus on a different specialism, you can choose from our other pathways.

  • Mathematics

    - Work with leading researchers on this MMath Mathematics degree. On this integrated master's, you'll cover topics in depth, exploring cryptography to black holes

Course location

This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.