Loughborough University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematics with Statistics (with placement year)

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Course summary

Our BSc Mathematics and Statistics degree provides a thorough grounding in mathematics combined with a substantial statistics and probability component, giving you the tools required for wide-ranging applied work with data in our increasingly data-driven society. The importance of statistics in today's information age cannot be overstated. Statistics are the tools we use to evaluate ideas, test theories, and inform policies. Statistics help us arrive at the truth. We live in an era where more data is collected than ever before. For this reason, demand is high for talented statisticians. Our BSc Mathematics and Statistics degree aims to equip you with the advanced mathematical ideas and computational techniques to succeed in this area. The course includes modern applications such as medical statistics, and a major final-year project which offers a connection to contemporary statistics research. Over the duration of the BSc Mathematics with Statistics degree, you will gain a solid grounding in the fundamentals of mathematics from geometry and linear algebra to complex variables and probability theory. This will be complemented by core modules designed to develop your skills as a statistician, as well as varied further topics chosen from all areas of pure and applied mathematics and statistics. In the final year, you will undertake a substantial statistics project.

Course details


For a full list of areas studied, see the 'What You'll Study' section of the course page on our website.

Assessment method

Coursework is based on a variety of tasks including individual essays, projects, group work and presentations. We use a variety of methods to assess progress. Depending on the nature of the material, some modules are assessed by a mixture of coursework and examination (for example 25% coursework and 75% examination), whilst other modules are assessed 100% by coursework or 100% by examination.

Professional bodies

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Loughborough accepts a wide range of qualifications for entry as outlined on our website www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/getting-started/applying/entrance-requirements/. This information details the general requirements and should be read in conjunction with the information given for each course.

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Additional entry requirements


Applicants are usually selected solely on the basis of their UCAS application, but in exceptional cases, an interview may be required. If applicants are made an offer of a place, they will be invited to visit the department giving them the opportunity to meet staff and students, see facilities and get an insight into what it is like to be a student at Loughborough.

English language requirements

All applicants are required to demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £20750 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £20750 Year 1

Additional fee information

While the cost of your tuition covers lots of things, it doesn’t cover everything. For instance this course doesn’t cover the cost of any stationary, printing, books or re-assessments which you might need.
Mathematics with Statistics (with placement year) at Loughborough University - UCAS