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BSc (Hons)Mathematics with Music

University of Surrey
United Kingdom, Guildford, Surrey
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Providing the opportunity to study both mathematics and music, this programme shares many core modules with other Mathematics programmes and consists of one quarter music with three quarters mathematics.

On the music side you can elect to follow either the performance or the composition stream. In composition you will study a wide range of styles of contemporary repertoire. The emphasis is on exploration and experimentation, and you will be encouraged to pursue your own musical interests. By your second year, you will be expected to demonstrate an enhanced individual style and interact confidently with performers of your music. Assessment includes the rehearsing, performing and recording of compositions, as well as the preparation of scores.

In the performance stream you will receive frequent and regular individual instrument or vocal tuition, and will have the opportunity to take full advantage of all the performing opportunities within the Department of Music.

Career opportunities

Rather than ask which careers require mathematics, the question should probably be which careers do not! Not only are mathematics and statistics central to science, technology and finance-related fields, but also the logical insight, analytical skills and intellectual discipline gained from a mathematical education are highly sought after in areas such as law, business and management. Additionally, there is a strong demand for new mathematics teachers to meet the ongoing shortage in schools.

The range of employment opportunities open to those with mathematical and statistical training includes the broad areas of finance, computing, consulting and management. Many of our graduates start their careers with some of the most sought-after employers. Recent employers include BAE Systems, Lloyds TSB Group, Skandia Life, Friends Provident, Logica CMG, UniChem, Generics UK, Thames Water, the Civil Service, QinetiQ and Liverpool Victoria Insurance.

As well as being designed to meet the needs of future employers, our degree programmes will also give you a solid foundation from which to pursue further study in mathematics or scientific research. Around a quarter of our recent graduates have gone into postgraduate education, either obtaining teaching qualifications or reading for higher degrees such as MSc and PhD.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States