Why Study Mathematics at Huddersfield?

Mathematics is a subject that is essential for understanding the world around us and can lead to many rewarding careers in fields such as science, engineering, economics, finance, and technology. Our courses have been designed to ensure that you are equipped with the kind of skills that will improve your critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving abilities. Studying Mathematics could enhance your career prospects and lead to careers with vast earning potential, allowing you to create the life you want in the future.  Furthermore, Mathematics at Huddersfield is top in Yorkshire* for Academic Support, scoring 100%, based on experimental statistics from the National Student Survey 2023.

The following positive scores combined to produce this theme: 100% of students felt it was easy to contact teaching staff when they needed to and 100% felt teaching staff had supported their learning well.

*Institutions in Yorkshire with turnover of over £100 million.

Our courses

Studying Maths.

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Preparing you for your future career

Stand out from the crowd when applying for graduate roles by undertaking a year in industry in your third year.

An optional placement year is a great opportunity to put what you’ve learnt into practice by working for 12 months in a business or industry setting. You’ll be supported throughout from your application to completion by our dedicated Placement Unit in the School of Computing and Engineering.

The placement year is a valuable tool that can enhance your employability and help you to develop as an individual.

A mathematics class led by Professor William Lee

Accredited by Industry 

Our Mathematics courses are accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA). IMA accreditation is awarded to courses that meet the educational requirements to start the journey to becoming a Chartered Mathematician.






Meet Sana

"I undertook a year-long placement at IQVIA working as a SAS Programmer. All my colleagues and team members were incredibly supportive. In IQVIA they are not afraid to give new starters responsibilities and I was assigned a range of assignments including programming derived datasets from scratch."

"I would highly recommend you complete a placement year as you will gain both technical and soft skills such as teamwork, organisation and communication which are pivotal to any role."

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3rd Year placement opportunity

Why Choose the University of Huddersfield?

Hear from some of our students from across the University, and discover why they decided to pursue their studies at Huddersfield. 

Huddersfield is a vibrant town with an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants, and we're surrounded by beautiful green countryside. We're also well connected by bus, rail and car. You can catch a train to Leeds in as little as 22 minutes or Manchester in just over 40 minutes. 


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