Our Mathematics BSc (Hons) degree provides a balanced study of the most important aspects of mathematics so that you can achieve a thorough understanding of the fundamentals to help prepare you for a successful career.
Mathematics is an exciting subject which is not only fascinating to study in its own right but also underpins a great variety of endeavours such as science, commerce and industry.
A mathematics degree is actively sought by employers and opens many doors to subsequent employment and further study. Its study gives students the numerical abilities, logical thinking and analytical skills that are crucial to the success of diverse organisations within commerce, banking and finance, management an industry. Through innovative teaching we equip our students with these skills while also opening up the many facets of this rich and stimulating discipline.
Over the first two years of our BSc Mathematics degree you will study the core aspects of mathematics, including analysis, linear algebra, geometry, probability and statistics, complex variables, mechanics and calculus of variations. In your final year you will undertake an individual project or report, and choose from wide-ranging options spanning pure and applied mathematics, enabling you to tailor the course to your particular interests.
Active in high-quality research across the broad spectrum of mathematics, the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Loughborough enjoys an international reputation and has attracted staff and students from all over the world, making it a diverse and stimulating environment in which to study.
The department actively strives to promote equality of opportunity for all students and staff.