BSc (Hons)

Mathematics (Foundation Entry)

4 Years
September 2024
Campus Taught

This foundation year builds on your mathematical skills, preparing you for entry onto the BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree.

Why study with us

  • This course was ranked 1st in the UK with 100% of students satisfied with their course (National Student Survey 2020)
  • Our friendly lecturers are always available to help support you. They'll make sure you're ready to start the degree of your choice.
  • There are opportunities to go on international field trips which have an educational purpose. Previous students have been as far afield as Benin in West Africa.

What you'll do

  • You’ll study Foundation Maths modules and follow this up with either three physics or three computing modules.
  • You’ll develop important transferable skills such as teamwork and communication - important to employers, and useful in your studies.
  • Other key workplace skills you’ll acquire include analytical, investigative, problem-solving and self-management.


Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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The course offers a range of pure, applied and statistic modules you can choose from. I really liked that the class sizes were small, it gives you the chance to build a rapport with your lecturers.
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Mariyah Nagdee
BSc (Hons) Mathematics Alumni


  • This course is accredited by the IMA, the UK's learned and professional society for mathematics and its applications. The IMA award the Chartered Mathematician designation, which can be gained following further training and professional experience.

Future careers

Your Foundation Entry Mathematics degree is a stepping stone to a career in a many sectors, including finance, banking and insurance, business consultancy and operational research.

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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