Mathematics Foundation Year
School - School of Computing, Science & Engineering
Subject area - Mathematics
UCAS Code: G105 for Mathematics with Foundation Year; GN12 is for Financial Mathematics with Foundation Year
Start Date(s): September
Year one of a four year degree
UK - £6,165
- Improve your competences in essential mathematics
- Learn to identify,analyse and solve real-world problems
- Ideal route to study for a mathematics degree if you have the passion and enthusiasm but lack the qualifications for direct entry
This foundation year course will advance your mathematics knowledge and skillset. Providing the basis for further study on our highly-rated mathematics degree programmes, this course is the first step towards a lucrative and in-demand career as a mathematician.
Based on the A-level system, this intensive academic programme will improve your competences in mathematics. Delivered through a range of lectures and tutorials, you will learn to identify, define and evaluate real-world problems, using applied mathematics to challenge conventional ideas.
Taught on campus by our academic staff, you will gain the capabilities to take your passion for mathematics further. A key course benefit is your seamless entry to either of our highly-rated BSc Mathematics and BSc Financial Mathematics degree programmes.
We believe this progressive course offers long-term rewards that will shape your future. As you gain and develop knowledge during this extra foundation year, you will be well-positioned to refine your mathematical skillset and take your honours degree – and future career- to the highest level.
This course will focus on applied mathematics relevant to a future career in business and industry. You will be encouraged to identify, define, evaluate, analyse and solve problems – many of which come from regular industry guest lectures that provide you with real case studies.
The modules you will study in this foundation year are designed to improve your competences in essential mathematics On successful completion of the foundation year, you will have the automatic right to proceed onto the first year of the following undergraduate courses:
As a Salford mathematics graduate, we will equip you with valuable transferable skills. You will be exceptionally numerate and have the confidence to apply mathematical methods across a range of industries, including engineering, computing, business and finance.
Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.