Dr Janet Godolphin
the University of Surrey
The University of Surrey

The University of Surrey

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About this Subject Spotlight

Join Dr Janet Godolphin as she explores the links between decision mathematics and product design. Introducing you to key concepts of graph theory, she demonstrates how mathematics can be applied to design the perfect race car.

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Mathematics BSc/MMath at the University of Surrey

Mathematics forms the basis of many aspects of modern life and has applications across the sciences, technology, finance and management. By studying mathematics, you’ll develop transferable skills such as creative problem-solving and logical reasoning, which are in great demand in a wide range of career sectors.

As a mathematics student at Surrey you will be at the heart of a vibrant and friendly community. You’ll benefit from:

  • A personal tutor, small-group teaching and a lively, research-active learning environment
  • Access to mentoring support in your first year
  • Surrey's award-winning Professional Training placements scheme, which prepares students for roles in various sectors

The BSc and MMath courses help you build on your existing knowledge and gain a strong foundation across the fundamentals of mathematics. In your third year, you’ll be able to choose from a broad range of optional modules in topics such as Riemannian geometry, mathematical theory of data science, quantum mechanics, and mathematical ecology and epidemiology.

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