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Mathematics (Foundation Entry)

5 Years
September 2023
Campus Taught

Studying alongside peers from related courses, you’ll spend your Mathematics Foundation Entry Year getting a broad introduction to modern mathematics.

Why study with us

  • You’ll develop transferable study and job skills like teamwork and communication, problem-solving and self-management.
  • The Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA) give public seminars here so you can broaden your knowledge and learn about additional applications of mathematics.
  • Our friendly lecturers are always available to help support you. They'll make sure you're ready to start the degree of your choice.

What you'll do

  • You’ll study Foundation Maths modules and follow this up with either three physics or three computing modules.
  • Early on in the course you’ll attend a residential team building event, so you’ll get to know staff and students, and develop friendships that will last throughout your studies.
  • 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, where they visited local schools and attended conferences.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

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


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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  • 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 careers in many industries, from finance, banking and insurance to business consultancy and operational research.

Fees and Funding

First year£6000 for the first year
Full-time£9250 per year
First year£10000 for the first year
Full-time£14250 per year
First year£6,500 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£11,000 for the first year
Full-time£14,900 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

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

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Natural Sciences located in the Faculty of Science and Technology

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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