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Mathematics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE: G105

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • 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 BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Foundation Year degree at Salford.**Our Mathematics degree is designed to take you to an advanced level and highlight how mathematics continues to make an important contribution to the world around us, be it in science, technology or engineering. Blending applied methods with cutting-edge themes, like nanotechnology, economic stability and artificial intelligence, you’ll build in-demand skills ready to secure a career in industry and business.**Take your mathematical knowledge and skills further**The foundation year pathway provides essential 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 our BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree.Across three further years of study - or four, if you choose to include and industry placement, 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.**Supportive learning environment**Learning takes places in our Peel Park campus, minutes from bustling central Manchester. Our mathematics tutorials are delivered in small groups, where you will examine real-world case studies as you build your skillset and confidence. You will learn in a supportive environment and have access to a dedicated maths drop-in service which runs throughout each semester and is staffed by our experienced tutors. In the 2021 National Student Survey, 90% of BSc (Hons) Mathematics students agreed that staff are good at explaining things [University of Salford analysis of unpublished NSS 2021 data].**Get closer to industry**Once you join the full BSc (Hons) degree, you will also have the option to include an industry placement year to develop additional professional and transferable skills, adding ‘with Professional Experience’ to your final degree award.**Features**• Gain the mathematics skills ready to progress on to our BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree• Study the mathematics of graphical transformations and apply this through programming and computing• Identify, define and evaluate real-world problems, using applied mathematics to challenge conventional ideas• 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• Learn to use tensors in the representation of physical phenomena and develop skills in vector calculus

Application deadline

26 January

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A level :

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 information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    83rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 72 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    128 53%

    44th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    7th

    7

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