Mathematics Degrees

Mathematics at USW is rated 3rd in the UK and top in Wales for student satisfaction - NSS 2021

Mathematics is everywhere and everything. It’s an essential part of our everyday lives, from monitoring annual tornado movements to analysing the success of a business.

If you have an analytical mind and enjoy problem solving, a Maths degree at the University of South Wales can open countless career options. 


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MATHS DEGREES

Postgraduate Research Degrees

We offer a number of Maths research programmes including Masters by Research and Maths PhD, which allow you to make an in-depth study of a topic that interests you or your organisation. You can study full-time or part-time, on campus or by distance.

We have research strengths in Algebra and Combinatorics; Data Science and Industrial Mathematics; and Computational Modelling.

In the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2019/20, USW ranked 9th overall for student satisfaction.

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Degree Apprenticeships

The University of South Wales is offering Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeships. Combining work-based learning with studying a degree part-time at university, you will achieve a degree, learn professional skills and gain industry knowledge. 

To see what degree apprenticeships we have running, and how to apply, click the button below.

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NOT SURE WHICH COURSE TO CHOOSE?

Attending an open day, whether online or on-campus, is the ideal way to learn more about our Maths degrees and get a feel of what it's like to study at the University of South Wales. 

Speak to the lecturers and expert staff who teach the courses, take tours of our campuses and facilities, view accommodation, speak to our advice team about placement and career opportunities and discuss finances. Plus, speak to current students and hear about their experiences first hand.


WHY STUDY MATHS AT USW?

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ACCREDITED DEGREES

This recognition underlines the high standard of education at the University, and means that all maths graduates are eligible for graduate membership of the IMA.

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MEANINGFUL RESEARCH

The majority of our mathematics staff are engaged in research. When studying these high-level areas of mathematics you can be assured you’re not only being taught by experts in that field, but mathematicians who are passionate about their areas of study.

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SOLVE REAL-WORLD PROBLEMS

You’ll apply your mathematics to problems including modelling the spread of infectious diseases, predicting the weather, understanding financial portfolios and keeping data secure.

    

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Maths Placements

Undertaking a work placement is a great chance for you to apply your current skills and gain new ones from a real-world setting, as well as putting you ahead of the competition when you graduate.

At USW we create graduates who are prepared for tomorrow. We offer learning that reflects employer demands, and equip our students with the skills and experience to succeed. We produce employment-ready graduates who are a step ahead of their competitors.

MATHS STORIES

WHY CHOOSE USW?

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THE PERFECT LOCATION

With campuses in Pontypridd, Cardiff and Newport, you can enjoy all that South Wales has to offer – city life, night life and culture, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside.


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EXPERT TEACHING

Many of our lecturers are at the forefront of their field, producing world-leading research and contributing to advances within their area of expertise.


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MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES

Meet friends for life, join clubs and societies, experience campus life, benefit from a huge array of facilities and equipment and study a course that will shape the rest of your life.


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SUPPORT & ADVICE

Dedicated onsite and online support, advice and mentoring will ensure you're heard and supported. Our support services are at the forefront of addressing the challenges that modern-life brings.


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CAREER-FOCUSED

Employability is at the heart of everything. So much so that a lot of our teaching is informed by what happens in the real world and the skills you’ll need for your chosen career. 


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QUALITY COURSES

Many of our courses have accreditation from professional, statutory or regulatory bodies. This allows you to gain a qualification recognised in your profession, such as an ACCA or LPC.


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