The BSc Mathematics course is flexible, allowing you to specialise as you progress through the course or to maintain a broad range of modules from the major branches of mathematics. This particular version of the course gives you an opportunity to incorporate options from a second subject as part of your studies in the first year. The 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. 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. Distinctive features The distinctive features of the course include: it offers a sound basis of knowledge, understanding and skills in the main areas of mathematics it encourages an understanding of abstract mathematical concepts, logical argument and deductive reasoning the opportunity to study some applications of mathematics, and to develop problem-solving skills using mathematical and statistical models it gives you an opportunity to incorporate options from a second subject as part of your studies.