BA Hons (Mathematics) is an undergraduate Mathematics programme. Mathematics is the study of quantity, structure, space, and change. Mathematicians seek out patterns and formulate new conjectures. Mathematicians resolve the truth or falsity of conjectures by mathematical proofs, which are arguments sufficient to convince other mathematicians of their validity.
The syllabus is divided into three parts, with nine papers. The importance of this programme and degree is wide spread as mathematics is being used directly or indirectly.
Students have a lot of career opportunities in many areas. Those who have specialised in statistics can find work in the statistical and health services, local councils, pharmaceutical industry, insurance companies, market research and marketing companies, banks, accountancy firms, universities, colleges and schools. Students can go for higher degree programmes in respective subjects and a Masters' degree for becoming lecturer. There are career scopes with publicly funded research institutes or government agencies. Typical job profiles are accountants, treasury management specialists, researchers, loan officers, technical writers, economists, demographers, computer programmers, aerodynamics specialists and insurance managers.