• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Mathematics and statistics underpin many of the process that keep society functioning – from supermarkets using sophisticated statistical models to manage their product buying and distribution, to insurance companies assessing their exposure to risks.

On this Mathematics with Statistics (Hons) degree course offered at University of Portsmouth, you'll:
  • Choose units that match your interests and career ambitions
  • Cover specialist topics like applied mathematics, astrophysics, linear algebra and supply chain management
  • Have access to our computing labs, harnessing powerful hardware and software to unpick complex mathematical problems
  • Get training in advanced mathematical and statistical software, such as Mathematica, MAPLE, MATLAB, as well as industry standard statistical and operational research software
  • Have the chance to get work experience in the community, such as assisting in local schools
Placement year

After your second year, you can do an optional work placement year to get valuable longer-term work experience in the industry.

Previous students have been on placement with household names, including:

  • IBM
  • L’Oréal
  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
  • Transport for London

You’ll get mentoring and support throughout the year.

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, the Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in industries such as:

  • mathematical modelling
  • marketing
  • manufacturing
  • government research
  • retail management
  • the police and armed services

Previous graduates on this course have gone on to roles such as:

  • data analyst
  • trainee accountant
  • oil trader
  • business analyst
  • invoice validator
  • teacher

Other graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level and set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from the Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Mathematics
  • Fundamental Calculus
  • Introduction to Statistical Theory and Methods
  • Linear Algebra
  • Mathematical Foundations
  • Mathematical Models
  • Operational Research
  • Intermediate Calculus (Multivariable and Linear Differential Equations)
  • Mathematics Graduate and Employment
  • Operational Research
  • Statistical Theory and Methods
  • Operational Research
  • Planning, Scheduling and Supply Chain Management
  • Partial Differential Equations and their Applications
  • Statistics for Manufacturing, Business and Management
  • Final Year Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    54

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General Requirements

  • 104-120 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent, including Mathematics.
  • 3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Mathematics/3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Tuition fee may be subject to annual increase.

Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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