Mathematics is the language of science and is ever-present in all our lives. This Mathematics and Statistics course from University of Leeds introduces you to core mathematics topics alongside studying statistics to an advanced level, while still giving you the flexibility to explore other areas that interest you.
Statistics underpins a great deal of scientific research and analysis. Statisticians are qualified to collect, analyse and present data in a scientific and objective manner. The work of statisticians is used to ensure correct decisions are made. Statisticians are in demand in both the private and public sectors, in areas such as market research, the NHS, environmental science, forensic science and government statistics. This integrated Masters degree is ideal if you’re considering a career in academia or as a professional statistician. Graduates of this course also enjoy the same opportunities as those studying for a mathematics degree.
A mathematics degree can take you down many career paths into some of the highest paid and most satisfying roles in employment. University of Leeds students are among the top 5 most targeted by top employers according to The Graduate Market 2021, High Fliers Research.
Recent graduates from the School of Mathematics have secured positions at organisations including:
- Lloyds Banking Group
- Marks and Spencer
- Morgan Stanley
- Ministry of Defence
In virtually all areas of life, mathematical skills are highly valued. The numerical, analytical and problem solving skills you will develop, as well as your specialist subject knowledge and your ability to think logically, are highly valued across sectors, including financial services, IT, software design, data analysis, engineering, and teaching. This course also allows you to develop the transferable skills that employers seek. Due to higher level learning you will do on this integrated Masters course, you will also be well-positioned to progress onto a research degree.
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- Core Mathematics
- Number Systems
- Sets, Sequences and Series
- Probability and Statistics
- Interest Rates and Cashflow Modelling
- Real Analysis
- Groups and Vector Spaces
- 48 months
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DisciplinesMathematics Statistics Actuarial Science View 200 other Bachelors in Statistics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A-level: AAA/A*AB including Grade A in Mathematics.
- AAA/A*AB where the first grade quoted is Mathematics, AAB/A*BB including Further Mathematics and where the first grade quoted is Mathematics, or AAB/A*BB where the first grade quoted is in Mathematics plus A in AS Further Mathematics.
- Where an A-Level Science subject is taken, we require a pass in the practical science element, alongside the achievement of the A-Level at the stated grade.
- Excludes A-Level General Studies or Critical Thinking.
- GCSE: You must also have GCSE English at grade C (4) or above (or equivalent).
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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