Mathematics

The Department is one of the UK's major centres in mathematics and statistics and has earned a well-deserved reputation for top-quality teaching and world-class research, ranked 5th in the UK for research excellence (REF2014).

Single Mathematics

Requires A Level Mathematics at grade A or higher.

Single Maths allows students to continue their study of Maths at degree level in a top ranking department. This pathway focuses on both pure mathematics and statistics with an emphasis on solving practical problems.

Year OneYear TwoYear Three
Calculus Linear Algebra Groups and Symmetry
Further Calculus Abstract Algebra Representation Theory of Finite Groups
Probability Probability Geometry of Curves and Surfaces
Statistics Statistics Likelihood Inference
Linear Algebra Computational Mathematics Bayesian Inference
    Stochastic Processes
    Statistical Models
    Topics in Modern Statistics
    Medical Statistics: study design and data analysis
    Multivariate statistics
    Financial Mathematics
    Mathematical Education
    Rings, Fields and Polynomials
    Combinatorics
    Number Theory

Double Mathematics

Requires A Level Mathematics at grade A or higher.

For those wishing to focus their studies on Mathematics we also offer a double-weighted pathway that allows them to study the subject in greater detail. This incorporates the modules listed above and gives students the opportunity to concentrate on theoretical problems.

Year OneYear TwoYear Three
as above, plus: as above, plus: as above, plus:
Numbers and Relations Real Analysis Probability and Measure
Discrete Mathematics Complex Analysis Metric Spaces
Convergence and Continuity Project Skills Hilbert Space
Differentiation and Integration   Differential Equations
Geometry and Calculus   Linear Systems
    Elliptic Curves
    Project Skills

Compulsory modules are highlighted in grey.


The information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research.