Study Maths and Physics at Salford
Mathematics and physics are at the heart of mankind’s greatest discoveries. As technology rapidly changes our world, finding solutions is more essential than ever. If your enquiring mind seeks answers, you’ll find your place with a mathematics or physics degree.
Driven by industry collaboration, our mathematics courses are designed to both expand your analytical mind and equip you with a practical skillset ready to secure an exciting career in our increasingly data-driven society. Be a next generation problem solver. See where mathematics can take you.
Led by expert tutors, our Institute of Physics-accredited courses are designed to nurture students who will make a positive difference across a huge range of industries. Blending advanced theoretical knowledge with real-world collaboration, a Physics degree at Salford is the ideal start to your exciting journey of discovery. Take a look at what we can offer you.
Many of civilisation’s greatest achievements are built on mathematics. By choosing a mathematics degree, you will learn to make an important contribution to the world around us, be it in science, technology or engineering.
Explore our Mathematics courses:
Start your journey with an open day
Choosing what to study at university can be a big step.
Learn more about studying maths and physics by visiting our next online open day.
You can speak directly to course leaders, ask questions, explore course modules and consider your options.
Is there any additional maths support available to students?
MathScope is our dedicated service which is designed to help you find solutions for any type of mathematical or statistical problem you may experience during your studies. Staffed by experienced tutors, the drop-in service offers comprehensive support for students at every level.
Will the university help me to find work experience and industry placements?
While students are responsible for securing their own work experience and industry placements, our tutors will guide and support you through the process. Industry experience not only enables you to apply your knowledge in real-world situations but allows you to form those vital connections early on in your career. We have links with a range of leading organisations and, where possible, will assist students in securing placements.
Hear from BSc (Hons) Physics student Elizabeth Chard on her recent placement experience.
What career opportunities will be open to me when I graduate?
Our mathematics students graduate with a strong knowledge base and understanding of how mathematical and scientific methods can be applied to real-world problem-solving. Our alumni have secured roles working in a range of sectors, from finance and investments to meteorology to engineering.
Due to the analytical and problem-solving nature of the courses, a wide range of career paths will be open to physics graduates. Our physics alumni have found roles in a variety of sectors, including medical physics, defence, finance, research, education, engineering and the nuclear industry.
Got another question?
We know that deciding which direction to take your maths studies is a big step. If you have any further questions, our friendly team will be happy to answer them for you.
Contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44 (0)161 295 4545 (9am-5pm).
Why Study Maths or Physics at salford
You will develop skills in logical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making which are highly valued by employers and are transferable across a range of industries
You'll gain a strong knowledge base and understanding of how mathematical and scientific methods can be applied to real-world problems
You can choose to include an industrial placement year between years two and three to boost your future employability
You will experience an immersive learning approach, enriched with laboratory experiments and industry collaboration
You will learn in a supportive environment, having access to MathScope, a dedicated drop-in service which runs throughout each semester and is staffed by our experienced tutors
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