The four-year MMath Mathematics course offers you the opportunity to delve more deeply into pure and applied mathematics than is possible on a BSc course. The MMath course is an ideal preparation if you want to go on to work in research or for a technological company or simply want to gain a deeper understanding of mathematics and develop skills in demand by a range of prospective employers. This course has an essential core of pure mathematics linked with modules from applied mathematics, statistics, computing and operational research and you will sample all of these branches in your first year. Distinctive features Studying Mathematics at Cardiff: offers a sound basis of knowledge, understanding and skills in the main areas of mathematics encourages an understanding of abstract mathematical concepts, logical argument and deductive reasoning offers an education in mathematics appropriate for those intending to become professional mathematicians, or who wish to gain a deeper understanding of mathematics gives an opportunity to undertake a substantial mathematical project at an advanced level has an emphasis on independent learning Much of year one is common to our courses, so if you wish to change to another course within the School this may be possible. NOTE: There is the option of taking a year studying at a university abroad between your second and third years. This would extend the MMath degree to five years.