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Mathematics, Operational Research and Statistics with a Professional Placement Year

Cardiff University

UCAS Course code G901


The BSc in Mathematics with Professional Placement has an essential core of pure mathematics linked with modules from applied mathematics, statistics, computing, finance and operational research. The course is flexible, allowing you to specialise as you progress or to maintain a broad range of modules from the major branches of mathematics.
This particular version of the degree allows you to spend your third year in paid work as a mathematician and/or statistician at an organisation in the UK or Europe. You will have support to apply for a placement and they can be undertaken with a wide range of providers across industry and government including many in the professional and financial services, the pharmaceutical industry and organisations such as the Office for National Statistics. It should be noted that responsibility for securing placements rests with the student.

Distinctive Features of the Programme
Studying Mathematics at Cardiff:
• offers a sound basis of knowledge, understanding and skills in the main areas of mathematics
• encourages an understanding of abstract mathematical concepts, logical argument and deductive reasoning
• gives you the opportunity to study some applications of mathematics, and to develop problem-solving skills using mathematical and statistical techniques
• has an emphasis on independent learning
• provides you with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience on a salaried Industrial placement year.

Award: Master of Mathematics, Operational Research and Statistics
Professional Qualification
5 Years Full Time
Taught in English

Entry requirements

Application through UCAS.

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Times HE UK: 29

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