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Mathematics and Statistics, BSc, University of Sheffield

the United Kingdom

University of Sheffield

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About Mathematics and Statistics, BSc - at University of Sheffield

This course is designed to prepare you for roles in the big data economy. There has never been more demand for statisticians who can find the patterns in large datasets, draw conclusions from it and create solutions. You'll cover the same essential topics as other maths students, but we make sure you get training in a range of statistical techniques. You'll use the tools and software professional statisticians use.

We have a small but focused number of modules in the first year, that cover all the essentials you'll need for the rest of your degree. You will start to develop programming skills using Python and R, which can be applied to lots of jobs that involve data. You'll learn to use the typesetting software LaTeX, which mathematicians and statisticians use to present their work.

In your second year, you'll continue to build a powerful toolbox of mathematical techniques. You'll also learn how to apply your statistics knowledge to increasingly complex problems through statistical modelling and computer simulations. There are optional modules on topics including algebra, mechanics and fluids.

Some modules include more project work. This gives you the chance to put your mathematics skills into practice in different contexts and scenarios that you might encounter when you start work after graduation. A module on careers development gives you the chance to find out about different career paths, learn about potential employers, write an impressive CV and sell yourself at job interviews.

By your third year, you'll have the skills, knowledge and experience to go in lots of different directions. There is training in how to design experiments and collect data, how statistics are used in clinical trials of new drugs and how data can predict the likely outcome of an event. We'll give you lots of optional modules to choose from, so you can study the topics that are most useful to the career path you want to take or that you enjoy the most.

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Accredited by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) for the purpose of eligibility for Graduate Statistician status

Entry requirements

The A Level entry requirements for this course are:

AAB
including A in Maths

A Levels + additional qualifications: ABB, including A in Maths + B in a relevant EPQ; ABB, including A in Maths + B in A Level Further Maths
International Baccalaureate: 34, with 6 in Higher Level Maths (Analysis and Approaches)
BTEC Extended Diploma: DDD in Engineering with Distinctions in all Maths units
BTEC Diploma: DD + A in A Level Maths
Scottish Highers: + 1 Advanced Higher AAABB + A in Maths
Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels: B + AA, including Maths
Access to HE Diploma: Award of
Access to HE Diploma: in a relevant subject, with 45 credits a
T Level: 3, including 36 at Distinction (to include Maths units), and 9 at Merit

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Other requirements
  • We will give your application additional consideration if you have passed the Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP) at grade 3 or above or the Test of Mathematics for University Admissions (TMUA) at grade 5 or above
  • You must demonstrate that your English is good enough for you to successfully complete your course. For this course we require: GCSE English Language at grade 4/C; IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component; or an alternative acceptable English language qualification

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