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Mathematics undergraduate courses

At Brunel you can choose your own career-focused pathway in mathematics, including computing, finance, or data science. You can also opt for a placement year to boost your employability. Our top London ranking for student satisfaction (NSS 2023) attests to the quality of our courses.

Pursue your own interests with a maths degree

You’ll learn a combination of problem-solving, analytical, computational and transferable skills that will equip you for a variety of careers. You also have the option to select a specialist pathway depending on where your interests lie, for example, business, management, computing, finance or data science.

Inspirational teaching

You’ll be taught by leading mathematicians in their fields. As well as teaching, our academics are actively involved in research collaborations with colleagues throughout the world, which will be used to illustrate key learning points in your lectures and workshops.

Quality and rankings

Our mathematics courses rank among the top 5 in London for student satisfaction (National Student Survey - NSS 2023). Additionally, our mathematics graduates enjoy promising career prospects, with an impressive average salary of £29,200 three years after graduation (LEO Data 2023). These achievements speak volumes about the quality of education and career readiness we offer you as our student.

Strong industry connections to find your placement

Jumpstart your career with hands-on experience during your studies. No matter which mathematics degree you choose, you can opt for a placement year between years 2 and 3, or choose a summer internship. If you go for it, you'll tap into our vast expertise in securing your place with companies like AXA Insurance, Bupa, Disney, GSK, IBM, and Unilever. Our dedicated career advisers will guide you through the application process, helping you find the perfect opportunity. Additionally, our mathematics employability workshops are designed to prepare you not only for your placement but also for your first role as a graduate.

Career support

When you study mathematics at Brunel, you'll gain valuable career preparation through a dedicated module covering everything from crafting a winning CV and cover letter to honing your interview skills. You'll also benefit from insights shared by past placement students and alumni, helping you navigate your future career path. Our career advisers are also available during your studies to assist with part-time jobs, placements, internships, and volunteering roles, or even starting your own business.
Mathematics is a versatile field that opens doors to a wide range of career paths and graduate roles across various sectors. Our past students have found success in companies like Accenture, Bank of New York, the BBC, Coca-Cola, Deutsche Bank, Deloitte and Touche, Ernst and Young, Merrill Lynch, NetApp, and more.
For those seeking further education, Brunel offers master's programs in financial mathematics and statistics with data analytics, providing opportunities for specialised studies.

Personalised support

Some teaching is in smaller groups at the beginning to ease you into the course and adapt to university life in general. During your time at Brunel, you will also have access to a personal tutor who will be supporting your academic and personal development both in your transition to university and between years. Extra support is available through our academic workshops where you can seek support in maths, statistics, writing or study skills.

#IamBrunel: stories from our mathematics students

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portrait of brunel mathematics student Kieran

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Kieran's: The first year studying maths at Brunel

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Joanna: Mathematics BSc with placement

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