Bachelor's Degree in Applied Mathematics

Modeling, algorithmic aspects and real applications
Bachelor's Degree in Applied Mathematics

Bachelor's Degree in Applied Mathematics

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Student profile: Those interested in studying and obtaining the Bachelor's Degree in Applied Mathematics from Nebrija University must have high school mathematical knowledge, aptitude for numerical and logical reasoning, as well as ease of understanding and reasoning abstract models that generalize the particular aspects of practical cases.

Graduate Profile: The graduate profile is that of people prepared to contribute their mathematical knowledge in interdisciplinary teams of companies, industries and consultancies, as well as in R+D+i units.
Specifically, these are profiles capable of:
· Establishing mathematical models, from a base of solid mathematical knowledge, to solve problems from different areas of science and technology, using the appropriate mathematical and digital tools.
· Taking on scientific challenges from other disciplines with an open and flexible mindset, both in the academic and professional environment, with initiative, solid decision-making, creativity and critical reasoning.
· Working in a multilingual and multidisciplinary environment.
· Advancing in autonomous learning, or taking postgraduate studies that allow them to delve into and/or specialize in different fields of application of Mathematics.

Official degree: Bachelor's Degree in Applied Mathematics

Learning Center: Higher Polytechnic School

Branch of Knowledge: Engineering and Architecture

Places offered: 45

Total Credits 240 credits.
Minimum 12 ECTS credits and maximum 90 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year

Academic year it was implemented: 2022-2023

Languages: Spanish

Quality of the degree

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Specialize in one of the fields with the greatest job opportunities with challenge-based learning (CBL)

If you are interested in science, technology, the Internet of Things, cybersecurity; if you like to reason, explain and understand the tools behind the great development of our technological world: mathematics is here for you. Today many disciplines are based on mathematics: economics, computer science, finance, nanotechnology. This Bachelor's Degree prepares you to find your place in the professional world.

Our world is definitely heading towards a fully digital economy, an environment in which professionals capable of combining strong mathematical ability with deep computing and statistical skills are essential. Nebrija University's Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics allows you to acquire the skills and tools that this environment demands, promoting employability in sectors such as technology, industry, business, and services, among others.

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Mathematics graduates are currently highly valued in the field of new technologies for their ability for analysis, abstraction and rigor, which allows them to easily adapt to constantly changing realities. Mathematical models and tools are, nowadays, fundamental in the industrial, financial and business sectors that need experts for their development.

Some companies and institutions in which mathematicians are essential:

  • Financial and insurance institutions (valuation of derivatives, risk coverage).
  • Scientific-technical and IT consulting offices (process optimization, communication networks, numerical methods, coding, cryptography, etc.).
  • Statistics companies and institutes (quality control, exploratory data analysis, big data, etc.).
  • Companies with interdisciplinary research and development (R&D) teams.

Advisory and consultative council

  • Juan A. Zufiria (Former vice president of IBM, member of RAI)
  • Manuel de León (Research professor ICMAT-CSIC, member of RACEFN)
  • Macarena Estevez (Partner at Deloitte)
  • Pilar Barrios (Partner and academic director at AFI)
  • Jorge Cortés (Cymer Corporation Endowed Chair, University of California, San Diego)
  • Tomás Recio (Lecturer at Nebrija University)
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It responds to the challenges posed by the connected industry and the digital economy

Multidisciplinary training

During the program, you will delve into areas such as analytics, big data, statistics, user experience, intelligence, biomathematics, the internet of things, cryptography, and cybersecurity.

In the center of Madrid

Students have laboratories equipped with the best equipment at their disposal, thought and designed to learn by doing, all in the center of Madrid

High employability

The Bachelor's Degree in Applied Mathematics offers outstanding career opportunities, with almost full employability (96.7%) in a period of less than 6 months, according to a study published by the Ramón Areces Foundation in 2020

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Diploma in English Professional Communication

Nebrija University, which is strongly committed to languages and quality, provides the student with an academic certification in English, an ideal complement to achieve the B2 and C1 levels.

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Subjects in Professional Competencies

Promotion of competencies oriented to employability, management skills, coaching, personal branding and any other topic related to professional and social development, which may be chosen by the student to enrich their personal and professional training.

The University puts within the students' reach a total of three subjects to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to become a competent professional within the demands of the current labor market.

Interdisciplinary Learning Courses
Transversal Subjects Program

Through the transversal subjects you will be able to complement your education and complete your CV in a practical, collaborative and fun way.

It is a voluntary program with no added cost. Upon completion, you will be provided with a diploma.

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Study Applied Mathematics

Demanding program that encourages the student to apply mathematics in a wide variety of disciplines, from AI and automation to connected industry, statistical processes, cutting-edge engineering or the digital economy.
The Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics offers a wide variety of professional opportunities in various areas, such as data and risk analyst, cybersecurity, financial analyst, project manager, among many more, with an employability of 97% in a period of less than 6 months.


All our degrees and curricula have been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines set by current legislation, having already been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment The student must take 240 credits

First year 60 ECTS credits

  • First Semester 30 ECTS credits
  • 6 ECTS | Linear algebra
  • 6 ECTS | Calculus I
  • 6 ECTS | Introduction to mathematical language
  • 6 ECTS | Mathematical models and graphs
  • 6 ECTS | Development of professional competences I

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS credits
  • 6 ECTS | Linear geometry
  • 6 ECTS | Calculus II
  • 6 ECTS | Programming Fundamentals
  • 6 ECTS | Physics models
  • 6 ECTS | Introduction to data analysis

Second year 60 ECTS credits

  • First Semester 30 ECTS credits
  • 6 ECTS | Advanced calculus
  • 6 ECTS | Ordinary differential equations
  • 6 ECTS | Topology
  • 6 ECTS | Optimization
  • 6 ECTS | Numerical methods

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS credits
  • 6 ECTS | Integration and measurement
  • 6 ECTS | Equations in partial derivatives
  • 6 ECTS | Differential geometry
  • 6 ECTS | Probability theory
  • 6 ECTS | Development of the Participative and Solidarity Spirit / Techno-ethics (EL)

Third year 60 ECTS credits

  • First Semester 30 ECTS credits
  • 6 ECTS | Complex variables
  • 6 ECTS | Statistics
  • 6 ECTS | Algebraic structures
  • 6 ECTS | Advanced numerical methods
  • 6 ECTS | Dynamic systems

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS credits
  • 6 ECTS | Stochastic processes
  • 6 ECTS | Data science
  • 6 ECTS | Algorithmic Algebra and Cryptography
  • 6 ECTS | Geometry and computational topology
  • 6 ECTS | Development of professional competences II

Fourth year 60 ECTS credits

  • First Semester 24 ECTS credits
  • 6 ECTS | Quantum Mechanics and Computing
  • 6 ECTS | Robotics
  • 6 ECTS | Mathematics for finance
  • 6 ECTS | Biomathematics
  • 6 ECTS | Technological project management

  • Second Semester 24 ECTS credits
  • 24 ECTS | Evaluation of the development of skills in the company

  • Yearly 12 ECTS credits
  • 12 ECTS | Final Research Project (FRP)

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Competence Development Seminar 12 ECTS credits

  • 6 ECTS | Competence Development Seminar I
  • 6 ECTS | Competence Development Seminar II
Development of the Participative and Solidarity Spirit 6 ECTS credits

The recognition of 6 credits will be arranged according to the different activities that the student carries out throughout his/her degree. They will be awarded for cultural activities, sports, student representation, solidarity and cooperation, and/or to attend one of the following subjects: Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Eval. of the Development of Skills in the Company 24 ECTS credits

A program whose objective is to favor the practical training of the students, under the continuous supervision of the Department of Professional Careers of the University, the academic department corresponding to the degree and the company or collaborating institution where the internships are carried out. We provide advice on the choice of internships and follow-up and tutoring, always considering the professional orientation of each student.

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Final Research Project 12 ECTS credits

This project involves carrying out research tasks regarding different subjects by the student under the advice of one or several professors of the Department and, occasionally, professionals from the business world. For this, the student has the possibility to choose a project from among those offered.

Transversal Subjects
Transversal Subjects Program

Through the transversal subjects you will be able to complement your education and complete your CV in a practical, collaborative and fun way.

It is a voluntary program with no added cost. Upon completion, you will be provided with a diploma.

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  • Basic Education
  • Compulsory
  • Electives
  • Professional Internships
  • Final Research Project

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The Department of Professional Careers carries out important work through orientation, counseling, professional intermediation and approach to employment and the professional reality of the students and former students of Nebrija University.

It offers vocational guidance and counseling training programs for students from their first year, manages the curricular and extracurricular internship programs, in Spain and abroad: more than 3,000 students throughout the year benefit from this service, and it has an employability service.

Regarding its role in the curricular internships, it carries out labor intermediation (search for opportunities for the student, pre-selection and sending of candidates to companies, relations with companies and institutions, and recruitment and loyalty of companies to carry out student internships), organizes University-Company meetings and manages Administrative Internships in Companies (contact with HR technicians and formalization of Educational Collaboration Agreements).

The University currently has over 3000 signed agreements with collaborating companies for training internships.

Below is a selection of companies with a current agreement that could incorporate students of the Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics:

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