UK Mathematics Courses
Introduction to Mathematics
Mathematics students will learn a broad range of skills including pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics whilst studying at a UK university. Logical thinking, problem solving and advanced numeracy are the key components mathematicians need as they provide the theoretical framework for physical science, data analysis and statistics.
Mathematics is most commonly studied alongside other university subjects such as computer science, economics and finance, and modules can include business mathematics, financial mathematics, education, management science, living environment and biomathematics.
Graduate Mathematics Careers and Salary
Mathematics graduates can choose to move into a variety of different fields, including accountancy, global banking, financial risk, investment analysis and statistics. The analytical, problem solving and logic skills acquired make mathematics graduates in demand across a range of sectors.
- Average starting professional salary: £25,000
- Average starting non-professional salary: £16,500
Source: The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
Mathematics UK Entry Requirements
- Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 36 points.
- Typical A-levels requirements: AAB with an A in mathematics
- Typical IELTS requirements: 6.0 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.
Where can I study Mathematics in the UK?
To learn more about the best Mathematics courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Mathematics universities in the Guardian University Guide 2021 below:
- University of Oxford
- University of St Andrews
- University of Cambridge
- University of Lincoln
- University of Birmingham
- Durham University
- Imperial College London
- UWE Bristol
- University of Warwick
- University of Edinburgh
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