Mathematics is one of the most timeless and international disciplines in existence. Both ancient and modern, it forms the foundations upon which the modern world is built.
Education also has roots in our distant past and major significance in our present day, as well as our future.
Specialising in both education and mathematics will equip you with a valuable blend of skills and knowledge for a fulfilling career in mathematics education.
This three-year BSc degree covers a broad base of classical and modern mathematics. You will learn how elements of mathematics are applied in education and wider society.
Studying maths at Swansea University gives you access to world-leading teaching and cutting edge facilities.
As you progress, your developing mathematical abilities and educational knowledge will blend with transferable skills that are vital to securing employment in the wider industry.
WHY EDUCATION AND MATHEMATICS AT SWANSEA?
You will be joining a university ranked in the UK top 5 for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2018) and the UK top 10 for graduate prospects (DLHE 2018).
Mathematics at Swansea University is a highly regarded degree which draws students from far and wide.
Based on our brand new Bay campus, Maths at Swansea is ranked:
- consistently highly for employability – 4th in the UK for graduate prospects [Complete University Guide 2019] and 5th in the UK for career prospects [Guardian University Guide 2019]
- consistently highly for student satisfaction – currently at 91% [National Student Survey 2018]
- 18th in the UK overall [Guardian University Guide 2018]
We hold a TEF Gold Award, UK Government recognition for teaching excellence.
YOUR EDUCATION AND MATHEMATICS EXPERIENCE
You will be taught mathematics in our new £31 million world-class Computational Foundry through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, and discussion groups.
Our state-of-the-art teaching facilities include research and development laboratories, as well as networking and inspiration spaces.
You will consider education in the widest context outside of formal primary and secondary school settings, to include social services, local and national government, and education within the community.
Work placements will be undertaken in organisations such as schools, local authorities, businesses and charities.
We will offer training for a range of careers, provide a foundation for postgraduate research.
EDUCATION AND MATHEMATICS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Our education and mathematics graduates are well positioned for a range of rewarding employment opportunities. You might find your future lies in teaching, education organisations, government and local authorities.
Or you might follow a career path as a data scientist, an actuary, a statistical analyst or industrial modeller.