MMathStat - Mathematics and Statistics
This stimulating four year programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate key mathematical and statistical knowledge and understanding and culminates with Master's level topics that draw upon the School's highly rated research expertise.
Entrants to the programme in 2014-15 who meet the AAA entry requirement will be entitled to an annual bursary of £3,000, comprising of £2,000 from the University and £1,000 from the School.
The MMatStat course is aimed at students who have a strong interest in pursuing a deeper study of mathematics and statistics with the flexibility to choose a wide range of optional modules to allow those who wish to specialise in a particular area the opportunity to do so.
The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate key mathematical and statistical knowledge and understanding and will prepare successful students with the depth of mathematical and statistical knowledge to enter postgraduate studies at the doctorate level in mathematics, statistics and other closely related subjects. A year of Masters level study in Stage 4 gives students the opportunity to explore more advanced topics, which draws on the School's highly rated research expertise.
Mathematics at Kent was ranked joint 4th for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2013.
Students studying this degree programme will develop a broad range of skills and mathematical and statistical understanding that are highly sought after by employers and which open up a wide variety of careers. School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science graduates typically find employment in areas involving applications of the subject or they directly enter postgraduate studies at the doctoral level. Recent graduates of the School have gone into careers in medical statistics, the pharmaceutical industry, the aerospace industry, software development, teaching, Civil Service statistics, chartered accountancy, the oil industry and PhD training.
Successful students will be eligible for the Royal Statistical Society’s award of GradStat, a recognised professional qualification in statistics that is a stepping stone to the Society’s Chartered Statistician (CStat) award (subject to successful accreditation of the programme by the Royal Statistical Society)
As a guide only, the 2014/15 annual tuition fees for this programme are:
Full-time: TBC UK/EU; TBC Overseas
- Subject area: Mathematics
- Award: MMathStat
- Honours type: Single honours
- UCAS code: G103
- Location: Canterbury
- Mode of study: Full-time only
- Duration: 4 years full-time
- Start: 29 September 2014
- Total Kent credits: 480
- Total ECTS credits: 240
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Last updated August 31, 2015