3 years full-time (plus optional placement year)
AAA-AAB (full entry requirements)
September 2020 (term dates)
£9,250 per year (2020/21)
£17,890 per year (2020/21)
Data is everywhere, and more and more of it is generated every day.
A maths and statistics degree will train you to spot and understand patterns in this data, and to make careful predictions about the future. From marketing strategies to psychology, from engineering to medicine, statistics is necessary to understand the world around us.
A degree in maths and statistics is a highly sought-after qualification, and can lead to a wide variety of career choices.
This course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA). Successfully completing your degree fulfils part of the educational requirement for chartered status.
National Student Survey 2019
Our comprehensive tutorial and seminar system will support you throughout your degree.
The reason I love doing mathematics and statistics is because I love solving problems, and because once you understand the concepts and ideas used in maths, you can apply the numerical skills you have learned to various aspects of everyday life.Andre, BSc Mathematics and Statistics
You'll study a mixture of core and option modules. As you progress through your course you'll focus more closely on probability and statistics.
You'll choose option modules from different areas of mathematics - or even different subjects altogether - to support your academic development and personalise your course.
There are opportunities for you to spend time abroad during your course:
In your first year, you'll study a number of core modules which will give you a firm foundation across all areas of mathematics. They provide a platform for specialisation later in the degree.
In addition to the above you will also need to complete our online Academic Integrity module.
This module covers some of the essential skills and knowledge which will help you to study independently and produce work of a high academic standard which is vital for success at York.
This module will:
In your second year, you'll begin to specialise in probability and statistics, supported by four other core modules. You'll also choose another specialism to find out more about.
Choose one of the following:
The main focus of your final year is your individual project. You'll also complete four advanced statistics modules.
You'll choose further modules from options covering a wide range of areas.
Choose 40 credits from the following:
You may replace up to 20 credits of option modules with electives from other Departments.
Please note, modules may change to reflect the latest academic thinking and expertise of our staff.
Every course at York has been designed to provide clear and ambitious learning outcomes. These learning outcomes give you an understanding of what you will be able to do at the end of the course. We develop each course by designing modules that grow your abilities towards the learning outcomes and help you to explain what you can offer to employers. Find out more about our approach to teaching and learning.
UK/EU or international fees? The level of fee that you will be asked to pay depends on whether you're classed as a UK, EU or international student.
For more information about tuition fees, any reduced fees for study abroad and work placement years, scholarships, tuition fee loans, maintenance loans and living costs see undergraduate fees and funding.
We'll confirm more funding opportunities for students joining us in 2020/21 throughout the year.
You can use our living costs guide to help plan your budget. It covers additional costs that are not included in your tuition fee such as expenses for accommodation and study materials.
“Students from all backgrounds achieve consistently outstanding outcomes”
The TEF Panel, Office for Students, June 2018
Our Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award demonstrates our commitment to the delivery of consistently outstanding teaching and learning for our students.
You'll work with world‐leading academics who’ll challenge you to think independently and excel in all that you do. Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace.
A degree in mathematics helps you to harness the logic and problem solving skills needed to communicate complex ideas. These skills will be invaluable in whichever career path you choose to take.
|Cambridge Pre-U||D3, D3, D3 including Mathematics|
|European Baccalaureate||85% average overall, including 85% in Mathematics|
|International Baccalaureate||36 points overall, including HL 6 in Mathematics|
If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:
|IELTS||6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component|
|PTE Academic||55, with a minimum of 51 in each component|
|GCSE/IGCSE/O level English Language (as a first or second language)||Grade C|
|C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency||169, with a minumum of 162 each component|
|TOEFL||79 overall, with a minimum of 17 in Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking, 17 in Writing|
|Trinity ISE III||Pass in all components|
For more information see our undergraduate English language requirements.
You may be eligible for one of our pre-sessional English language courses. These courses will provide you with the level of English needed to meet the conditions of your offer.
The length of course you need to take depends on your current IELTS scores and how much you need to improve to reach our English language requirements.
After you've accepted your offer to study at York, we'll confirm which pre-sessional course you should apply to via You@York.
To apply to York, you will need to complete an online application via UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service).
If we make you an offer, we'll invite you to visit the Department between November and April. You can meet our current students and staff, and have a one-to-one conversation with a member of academic staff.
We will offer you an interview if you present with a strong school performance and application. The interview is not part of your offer and you do not need to attend, but if you do, your offer could be reduced by one A level grade (or equivalent).
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