Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics

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Course summary

On the Applied Mathematics / Pure Mathematics degree at Aberystwyth University, you will study mathematical concepts and the identification and analysis of shapes and patterns combined with data collation and calculation. You will learn how to solve problems and develop theories within mathematics. You will also discover how to use mathematical theory to solve problems in areas of science, engineering, and physics. The first two years of the Applied Mathematics / Pure Mathematics course will give you a broad introduction to important areas of mathematics, including algebra, calculus, geometry, statistics and mathematical analysis. You will be able to specialise in your final year and take advantage of our expertise by choosing from a wide range of optional modules based on your own interests. In studying Applied Mathematics / Pure Mathematics you will develop clear analytical thought processes, problem-solving abilities and the capacity for logical argument. Such skills are highly transferable and attractive to employers in a range of sectors. Graduates of Applied Mathematics / Pure Mathematics make significant contributions to vital areas such as science, engineering, technology and finance, and find employment in roles where numerical and data analysis is key. This degree is accredited by the IMA (Institute for Mathematics and its Applications), the UK's learned and professional society for mathematics, directly contributing to your recognition as a Chartered Mathematician. This course will develop your understanding of a range of theories and processes in Mathematics. You will develop your written and oral communication skills and your ability to work independently and in a group. Some of the skills you will develop include: research, data analysis, enhanced mathematical and computational skills, problem-solving, creative thinking, information technology, independent working, time management, organisation, meeting deadlines and self-motivation. You will enhance your ability to express ideas, communicate information clearly and concisely, accommodate other viewpoints and come to a decision as part of a team. This degree scheme is designed to cultivate transferable skills, including numeracy and reasoning, ensuring that our graduates are attractive to employers in a wide range of fields. Work experience will greatly improve your CV and make you more attractive to employers. You are encouraged to contact the Careers Advisory Service in relation to YES (Year in Employment Scheme) and Go Wales for assistance in securing work placements alongside your degree. This degree will be particularly valuable in employment situations, which require specialist numerical skills and logical and analytical thought. These include career paths and sectors such as statistical analysis and computational statistics, teaching, aeronautical engineering, accountancy and banking, risk analysis and actuarial work, financial management and investment analysis and information technology.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
G130
Institution code:
A40
Campus name:
Main Site (Aberystwyth)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements, and all qualifications that you have already gained, or are working towards, will be considered when reviewing your application. We have an inclusive policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications. The entry requirements listed above represent typical offers for some of the most popular qualifications taken by applicants. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have previously studied) please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Office (Telephone: +44 (0)1970 622021; Email: [email protected]) for advice on your eligibility and details of the typical offer you are likely to receive.

Additional entry requirements

Other

A minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent) English or Welsh is a requirement for entry to all our degree schemes. Business, Mathematics, Psychology and Science degree schemes also require a minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent).


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
Cambridge English AdvancedB
Cambridge English ProficiencyC
IELTS (Academic)6.5With minimum 5.5 in each component.
PTE Academic55With minimum score of 51 in any component.
TOEFL (iBT)88With minimum scores in components as follows: Listening 21; Writing 21; Reading 22; Speaking 23.

If you are an international student needing more information about the English Language requirement for your course (e.g. country-specific English Language tests, Partner Institution tests, EU/EEA English Language qualifications where the school curriculum is taught in a native language) please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for further advice.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
91%
Student satisfaction
45%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1
Channel Islands £9000* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000* Year 1
EU £14300* Year 1
International £14300* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The tuition fees for home students have not yet been confirmed by the Welsh Government for new students starting from September 2022. New students starting their course in September 2021 were charged £9,000. The UK and Welsh Governments have confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in the academic year 2021/22 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. Fees for EU students will therefore be charged in line with international fees from 2021/22 onwards. Please note Irish nationals will continue to be eligible for home fee status and support by the Welsh Government under the Common Travel Area arrangement.

Sponsorship information

Aberystwyth University offers a valuable package of scholarships and bursaries to support students. Our long-established Entrance Examination competition means you could get up to £2,000 a year towards your living and study costs. You can combine that with any or all of our other awards, to make your financial package more valuable. Our awards include Sport and Music Scholarships, Bursaries for Care Leavers/Young Carers and a range of department specific awards. Please visit our website for full details.

Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics at Aberystwyth University - UCAS