Our subjects
Mathematics & statistics degrees

What is mathematics & statistics?

Mathematics is the study of numbers, shapes and patterns, while statistics is the science of collecting and analysing numerical data in large quantities.

Why study mathematics & statistics?

Maths and stats are essential to the world’s economy and are widely used for exciting developments and challenging problems. Studying this topic will help you develop skills in logical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making, which are valued by employers across many diverse sectors.

Why Strathclyde? 

Studying at the University of Strathclyde, you'll be learning at an award-winning academic institution - the only to have won Times Higher Education University of the Year twice!

Strathclyde has a reputation of being a friendly place to learn mathematics and statistics. This is one of the key features often mentioned when our teaching is assessed by external organisations, and by our external examiners and visitors to the department. We're interested in the all-round welfare of our students and want them to enjoy their years with us.

Our undergaduate Mathematics degree is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications for the purpose of meeting in full the educational requirement for chartered status, while we offer postgraduate courses in specialist areas such as quantitative finance and actuarial science.

Our students

The Times / The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. University of the Year shortlisted.

We're shortlisted for University of the Year 2021 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide