BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Foundation Year

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Why choose this course?

Develop your knowledge of mathematical methods and techniques, applying your skills to real industrial problems. Take the BSc (Hons) Mathematics with a foundation year for a smooth transition to honours level studies and open the door to a range of careers from business and finance to engineering and teaching.

  • Mathematics has been ranked in the Top 30 in the Guardian University Guide 2019
  • Start your studies at foundation year stage to build your confidence and skills if you feel you are not quite ready to join our three-year honours degree directly
  • Choose a course approved by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, (IMA): this means you will be eligible for associate membership and can take your first steps towards Chartered Mathematician (C.Math) status
  • Gain valuable practical experience by taking an optional industrial placement year
  • Draw on our partnerships with locally-based international companies, so you can link your learning to real-life scenarios
  • Build your skills in analytical problem-solving, communication, IT and teamworking
  • Get involved in far-reaching projects such as the ALICE experiment, on which we are collaborating with leading organisations at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research
  • Boost your employability – we are ranked 15th highest among all UK universities and 12th for English institutions, with 96% of graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their degree (HESA 2016)

You can also take the BSc (Hons) Mathematics without a foundation year. Find out more.


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