Mathematics and physics are inextricably linked. The comprehensive grounding in mathematics offered by this programme underpins a unique exploration of physics which is the most multifaceted discipline of Science. A clear understanding of the subject will be a given, employer’s will also be looking for the other qualities imparted through this programme, in particular numerical, analytical and problem solving skills.
This course is appropriate for those who want to advance their knowledge of mathematics and physics, perhaps with a view to undertaking postgraduate study. A highly analytical degree is the starting point for many careers, and is highly sought after in many different employment sectors. We pride ourselves on the academic support and guidance given by our friendly and approachable staff. Students have shown their appreciation for this by the exceptionally high ratings they have given us in the National Student Survey.
Following the changing demand in recent mathematical research and applications, this course has been designed to provide a modern outlook on the subjects and the important role they play in the ever-changing world of commerce, industry and education. Students on the course have the option to do a year-long placement in industry between their second and final years. Students are helped to find suitable placements by the experienced staff in our Placements Unit, who will also liaise with students while on placement and provide support throughout the placement year.