Mathematics University of Portsmouth

Undergraduate

Overview

If you've got a head for numbers and want to see where your mathematical skills can take you professionally, this 4-year MMath Mathematics integrated Master's degree course is the ideal choice.

The course combines undergraduate and postgraduate study into a single programme. You'll develop your mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills and get an in-depth knowledge of calculus, algebra and computational mathematics.

Accredited by

This course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, the UK's professional body for mathematicians. This assures employers that you have the skill, experience and professionalism to work as a professional mathematician. It also allows you to become a Chartered Mathematician (CMath) after the course.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

  • Choose modules that match your interests and career ambitions, and cover topics such as statistics, operational research and modelling

  • Have access to our computing labs, harnessing powerful hardware and software to unpick complex mathematical problems

  • Have the option to take an undergraduate ambassador module in your third year and spend rewarding time in a local school

  • Get training in advanced mathematical and statistical software, such as Mathematica, MAPLE, MATLAB, as well as industry standard statistical and operational research software

  • Spend your penultimate year learning advanced principles, then focus your studies on your project choice in your final year

Careers and opportunities

Mathematics graduates are valuable in many different areas of business. When you finish the course, our careers and employability service can help you find a job or PhD research position that puts your skills to work.

What can you do with a Mathematics degree?

Past students on this course have gone into areas such as:

  • operational research

  • medical statistics in pharmaceutical companies

  • meteorology

  • engineering design

  • academic research

  • accounting

  • insurance

  • retail management

  • government research

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

"The course is really interesting and the lecturers are fantastic – I completed a module based on mathematical ciphers, which was a lot of fun." Pippa Cooke, Mathematics Student


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