What will I learn?

This masters-level degree will allow you to pursue your specific interests, whether you enjoy pure or applied mathematics.

Additionally, the course is approved by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and enables you to apply for Chartered Mathematician status following graduation. It is particularly ideal if you are considering a career as a research mathematician.

You will be given plenty of support to help you get the most out of your studies, including small group problem-solving tutorials and materials to help you manage the transition to university-level mathematics. You will also benefit from around 20 hours of contact time per week. Additionally, you can get involved with the Department's Staff Student liaison committee, which enables you to have a direct input into the student experience.

Career

As an MMath graduate you will be ideally placed for a career in mathematical research, whether in industry, academia or elsewhere.

Additionally, your mathematical knowledge combined with computing, teamwork and presentation skills will make you highly desirable to a range of other employers.

You may choose to work as a mathematician or statistician for public sector organisations, such as health authorities or the Office for National Statistics, or areas of the private sector including commerce and information technology. Furthermore, you can move into a range of related careers such as accountancy, banking, financial analysis, engineering, modelling, computing, teaching or actuarial work. Recent students have gone on to work for leading organisations from a wide variety of sectors including PepsiCo, the BBC, the Bank of East Asia and BAE Systems.

Which department am I in?

School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£23,700.00 (24,42,209) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

October 2022

Venue

Main Site

Room 208,

Pepper Lane,

Reading,

Wokingham,

RG6 6AH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

including 2 science subjects at A level. One science with relevant experience may be acceptable.Acceptable Science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Statistics, Psychology, Geography, Environmental Studies, Applied Science, Geology.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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