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BSc (Hons)Mathematics (Placement)

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

This course emphasises mathematical concepts, analytical techniques and makes use of industry-standard software to provide you with the sound knowledge to develop your technical and practical skills. It will enable you to effectively apply mathematics to solve real-world problems fundamental to many areas, e.g. business, finance, industry, medicine, science, government and education.

Graduates with both technical and practical skills are in high demand by employers. This course has been developed to meet the demands of industry for skilled mathematicians and statisticians. It has a strong emphasis on the applications of mathematics, statistics and operational research and uses industry-standard software to prepare you for graduate employment.

As a DMU mathematics graduate you will have highly sought after logical and analytical thought processes, problem-solving abilities and good computing techniques, which will give you the opportunity to enter a wide range of careers.

Programme structure

Year 1
Core modules:

Foundations and Algebra
Mathematical Methods
Statistics and Operational Research 1
Mathematical Modelling using Computers

Year 2
Core modules:

Applied Mathematics
Linear Algebra and Discrete Mathematics
Further Mathematical Methods
Statistics and Operational Research 2

Plus one optional module from:

Education for Mathematics and Physics students
Forensic Investigation
History of Mathematics

Year 3
Placement year

Year 4
Core modules:

Individual Final Year Project

Plus three optional modules from:

Non-linear Dynamical Systems
Statistical Modelling
Advanced Operational Research
Data Mining
Modelling with Differential Equations

Career opportunities

As a DMU Mathematics graduate, you will be highly sought after in the job market. In addition to expanding your mathematical expertise and nurturing your logical and analytical thought processes, this practical course will enhance your problem-solving abilities and equip you with good computing techniques. It will also further develop your report writing, teamwork and presentation skills, enabling you to enter a wide range of careers in:

Mathematics: (e.g. mathematical modelling, financial management, pensions, investment, forensic science investigation)
Statistics: (e.g. data analysis, data mining, data science, customer relationship management, actuarial work)
Operational Research: (eg. decision making, management scientist, logistics, transport planning)
Computing: (e.g. programming, database design, artificial intelligence)
Business: (e.g. industry, commerce, accounting, insurance, banking)
Education: (e.g. teaching)

The course is also a springboard for our graduates who wish to undertake university (MPhil, PhD) research or pursue a taught master’s course.

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

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States