Manchester Metropolitan University

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Mathematics (Foundation)

Extensive use of a range of mathematical software packages including MATLAB and Minitab will enable you to gain valuable experience for future employment. You will study a broad range of mathematical topics in Year 1, including discrete mathematics, linear algebra, calculus, statistics and decision mathematics. You will also learn how to program in a mathematical language. In Years 2 and 3 you will choose from a range of units to reflect your interests and career aspirations. Typical areas of study include further calculus and linear algebra, numerical methods and modelling, mathematics of computer graphics, number theory, cryptography, operational research, financial mathematics, statistics, digital communications, sound processing and dynamical systems. Features and benefits of the course: - 96% of BSc (Hons) Mathematics students say that the staff are good at explaining things.* - Mathematics was voted best course in the 2012 MMU Students' Union teaching awards and has been shortlisted for four successive years. - In the 2016 National Student Survey, mathematics students gave this course an overall 93% satisfaction rating. - You will make extensive use of mathematical software packages such as MATLAB, Minitab and SPSS to solve real-world problems - experience which is highly sought after by employers. - We recently invested £300k in hardware upgrades across the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Our excellent facilities include ten new state-of-the-art teaching laboratories equipped with high-specification PCs and Apple Macs with high performance systems and specialist software tools which work on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. - Our degree courses are approved by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. - BSc (Hons) Mathematics students may transfer to MMath (Hons) Mathematics at the end of their second year Level 5 studies if they achieve a second year average mark at least 60%. - BSc (Hons) Mathematics (Foundation) students may also transfer at the end of Level 5 to MMath (Hons) Mathematics if they satisfy the 60% unit average requirement and a tuition fee loan will be available for all 5 years. *From 55 (85%) students who responded to the 2016 National Student Survey.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Manchester