“It has been said that figures rule the world; maybe. I am quite sure that it is figures which show us whether it is being ruled well or badly.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Fascinated by the power of statistics? The world increasingly needs graduates with an understanding of statistical methods, data analysis and the mathematics that underpins it all. The collection, analysis, application and representation of data are central to our globalised society. Statistics lie at the heart of our economics, accounting, banking, management and administration, communications, astronomy and the physical and social sciences. This programme is led by renowned experts in the field and will give you a solid grounding in all the key methods and concepts of mathematics, whilst allowing you to explore the fascinating and rapidly evolving field of statistics. It helps you to link fundamental concepts of probability theory and pure mathematics to the application of a diverse array of statistical techniques. The modular structure also gives you the flexibility to tailor your studies to your own interests. Our curriculum is broad and informed by our world-class research activities, including pioneering work in the field of statistics. We also offer an extensive array of postgraduate opportunities, and provided you make good progress in year 1 you will have the option of transferring onto our four-year Mathematics MSci programme if you decide to focus on taking your mathematics to a higher level. It might also be possible to transfer sideways into the second year of one of our other undergraduate mathematics programmes. Join our friendly and inspiring department and you will benefit from a thoroughly supportive learning environment. We offer small group tutorials, problem solving sessions, practical workshops and IT classes, as well as generous staff office hours and a dedicated personal adviser to guide you through your studies. We also offer CV writing workshops and a competitive work placement scheme. Graduates from our department are in great demand for their numeracy, analytical skills, data handling powers, logical thinking and creative problem solving abilities. + Learn from renowned mathematicians and statisticians who are experts in their fields. + We rank second in the UK for our research impact and fourth for world leading or internationally excellent mathematics research (Research Excellence Framework 2014). + Feel at home in a lively, friendly department with a strong focus on small group teaching, where you will be known as an individual. + We rank consistently highly for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey: 94% of our students say we are good at explaining things (NSS 2015). + Enjoy a varied and flexible curriculum, and tailor your degree to your own interests.