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

  • Facilities, shows or events mentioned on this page may not be relevant for every course. Please check individual course pages for specific details regarding what facilities, shows or events are available for each course.
  • Please note that any opportunities or experiences referred to on this page may be subject to additional costs (for example travel, visas and accommodation), competitive application, availability and meeting any applicable visa requirements.
  • Staff may be subject to change.
  • The majority of our courses are formally recognised by professional bodies. This means that the courses have been reviewed and tested to ensure they reach a set standard. In some instances, studying on an accredited course can give you additional benefits such as exemptions from professional exams.
  • Accreditations and memberships shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the university maintaining the same high standards of course delivery. If the accreditation of any of our courses change, we will notify applicants and students as soon as possible. Please check the relevant course web page for up-to-date information on the current status of individual course accreditations.
  • The university may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via emerging online technologies and methods across all courses. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with government and public health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.
  • Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.
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