Mathematics, Physics and Data Science 

Studying mathematics, physics or data science could help you to develop analytical and problem-solving skills that are highly sought after by employers.

  • Coventry University has a long tradition of teaching mathematics, statistics and computing with a strong emphasis on their application in practical situations.
  • You will have access to a range of modern computer and physics labs in our Engineering and Computing Building and brand-new Beatrice Shilling Building.
  • The University’s internationally renowned Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Statistics Support, sigma, offers free, one-to-one support for all students on a drop-in basis.
  • Following your second year, you will have an option to apply for a one-year professional work placement or study abroad in a partner institution*.
  • Our Mathematics BSc offers you the opportunity to participate in the School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) programme during your degree.
  • We have extensive faculty links with potential employers, such as National Grid, MathWorks, Unipart, Rolls-Royce and Jaguar Land Rover.
  • Successful graduates have progressed to a wide range of careers at companies such as IBM, National Grid, E.ON and Cummins.

Our Mathematics, Physics and Data Science facilities

Informal study areas

Informal study areas

You will have plenty of computer access to all the specialist software required for your studies. There are also bookable spaces where students can meet with academics or work in small groups.

sigma centre

sigma centre

The sigma centre is an award-winning mathematics support centre, which provides a wide range of learning resources in mathematics and statistics. Students can make use of drop-in sessions or one-to-one appointments.

maths laboratory

Mathematics laboratory

Set out like a traditional classroom with a large whiteboard, it is the only teaching room in the Engineering and Computing Building laid out in this way, designed to suit the teaching style required for this subject.

More than a course

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