Mathematics and Statistics at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

Mathematics is the language of science and statistics is a branch of mathematics that involves the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data in a scientific manner. Used to discover patterns in data for predicting and forecasting as well as to solve complex problems and make decisions, statistics is a key tool within the areas of natural and social science as well as government and business. Demand for qualified statisticians continues to come from both the public and private sectors, with particular emphasis on finance, insurance, technology, science, research and development, data analytics and IT. Once you have graduated with a degree in mathematics and statistics, the career options available are both varied and rewarding. Studying a mathematics and statistics degree at Leeds will enable you to develop a range of core mathematical skills as well as qualifying you to collect, analyse and present data in a scientific and objective manner. This course will enhance your logical thinking, problem solving and decision making – all of which are skills that are highly valued by employers. Here at Leeds, we understand the importance mathematics has in everyday life, which is why we have one of the largest mathematics research departments in the UK which shapes the curriculum. This will equip you with the relevant knowledge, skills and experience you need to begin your career in this highly valued specialism. Why study at Leeds:

  • Our School’s globally-renowned research feeds into the course, shaping your learning with the latest thinking in areas such as pure and applied mathematics, statistics and financial mathematics.
  • Learn from expert academics and researchers who specialise in a variety of mathematical areas.
  • Academic staff provide you with regular feedback and advice throughout your degree, with small tutorial groups supporting the teaching in the first year.
  • Access excellent facilities and computing equipment, complemented by social areas, communal problem-solving spaces and quiet study rooms.
  • Broaden your experience and enhance your career prospects with our industrial placement opportunities or study abroad programmes.
  • Make the most of your time at Leeds by joining our student society MathSoc where you can meet more of your peers, enjoy social events and join the MathSoc football or netball team.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Statistical Society, Royal

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE: C/4 in English Language

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English language requirements

IELTS: 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any one component.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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