What will I learn?

With our MSci Mathematics and Computer Science degree you will be able to shape your degree to suit your career aspirations in exciting and rapidly developing areas. The year in industry will open a world of opportunity for you to apply your knowledge and gain work experience that will put you ahead when you graduate.Our world-leading experts on the Mathematics and Computer Science with Industrial Year MSci will help you develop your knowledge and skills in subjects that have a huge impact on our lives. Depending on how your interests develop, you could choose to specialise with advanced modules in areas such as statistics, algebra, robotics and machine learning, and take on a significant project.In small group tutorials we will encourage you to think critically and independently, helping you become a successful mathematician or computer scientist. The analytical and problem-solving skills you will learn will help you stand out in a highly competitive job market.In your first year, we will help you to make the step up to university level study. We will give you a sound mathematical basis in a broad range of subject areas and you will study the foundations of computer science together with programme design and programming techniques. In the second year you will be introduced to more advanced areas then you will go on your industrial placement in the third year.On returning to the University for your fourth year, you can choose from a broad range of modules to specialise in mathematics or computer science. In your fifth year you will specialise further and undertake a significant project so you can explore your interests in greater depth.

Which department am I in?

School of Mathematics

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

19 September 2022


Main Site

Academic and Student Division,


B15 2TT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Required subjects and grades: A level in chosen language for Higher routes, grade B in GCSE foreign language for Beginners route. GCSE Mathematics and English at grade 6/B.General Studies not accepted as one of three A2s, but a good performance may be taken into account if you fail to meet the conditions of the offer and have General Studies as a fourth A2.

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


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