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Mathematics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Mathematics is at the heart of many of civilisation's greatest achievements. Learn how to make an important contribution to the next generation of ideas with a Mathematics degree at Salford.**Our four-year BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Foundation Year degree is designed to take you to an advanced level. Course modules blend applied methods with cutting-edge themes, like nanotechnology, economic stability and artificial intelligence. You’ll be encouraged to identify, evaluate and solve real-world problems. You’ll strengthen your knowledge of key principles such as linear algebra, calculus and probability. You’ll learn about mathematical modelling, with relevance to engineering and computing. You'll solve business and industrial mathematics real-world problems.The Foundation Year provides subject knowledge and academic development, so you are confident and able for study on the BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree course. Along with a broad introduction to the key mathematics topics, this learning pathway helps you to build effective communication and study skills. On successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to year one of your selected degree for the remainder of your course.Learning takes places in our Peel Park campus, minutes from bustling Manchester. We place emphasis on your development by using small group teaching. With a focus on your future, we’ll also encourage you to complete a placement year in industry to develop your practical and theoretical knowledge, adding ‘with Professional Experience’ to your degree award.Features• Learn to use tensors in the representation of physical phenomena and develop skills in vector calculus• Develop a sound knowledge in probability models and distribution theory, building skills in statistics and data analysis• Apply inviscid fluid dynamics techniques to important physical problems, such as hydrodynamics and aerodynamics• Study the mathematics of graphical transformations and apply this through programming and computing• Gain the mathematics skills ready to progress on to our BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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64 UCAS Tariff points where qualifications include both mathematics and physics at A-level. Must include A-level Maths and Physics at Grade E.72 UCAS Tariff points from any subject combination. Pass in Science Practical

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University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 48%

    56th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    14th

    6

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