Why study Engineering Mathematics in Bristol?

Merchant Venturers Building viewed from Park RowWhile there are many great reasons for choosing to study at Bristol University, here are a few that are unique to Engineering Mathematics:

Outstanding employability

Over 90% of our graduates are in work within 6 months, in a diverse range of careers; most continue to work in areas closely related to their undergraduate studies. The mix of technical and transferable skills taught in the degree programme is highly valued by employers.

Supportive friendly environment

We are a small close-knit department, and are proud of our excellent staff-student relations. We put great emphasis on pastoral care, delivered both by academic staff and through our students' own excellent support networks.

Wide choice of options

We've designed the course to be as flexible as possible. There are lots of options available to choose from in the third and fourth years on the course, so you can tailor the course to suit your interests, based on the solid foundations you build in the first two years.

Unique in the UK - but recognised internationally

We are the only Mathematics department in the UK to be based in an Engineering Faculty; the idea of studying mathematics in an application-oriented environment is common in universities in Europe, the US, Japan, etc.

The mathematics you need to make a difference

All the mathematics you'll learn is taught from the point of view of applications.  This, together with the hands-on engineering and scientific computing themes of the course, give you the skills to work on real problems from a diverse range of application areas thoughout your time at university - and beyond.

World-leading teaching and research

You'll be taught by lecturers who are also world-leading researchers. This gives you access not only to the latest developments in science, technology, engineering & mathematics, but also to a wealth of industry contacts, and outstanding facilities. Some of the opportunities to specialise your studies are beyond the realms of almost any other degree programme.

We rate extremely highly in external assessments, too:

Get right to the cutting edge

All our students have the opportunity to push the boundaries of knowledge in an individual project in their final year.  The list of possible application areas is very wide — spanning engineering, the life sciences, medicine, climate science, energy, data science and robotics — and is limited only by your imagination.

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