University of Central Lancashire

401–500 th
Clinical, pre-clinical & health Rankings 2018
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Adelphi Building, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, United Kingdom

Mathematics (Foundation Entry)

For many reasons, students who aspire to study mathematics at university level can find themselves without the required qualifications. Maybe your A Levels didn’t go to plan, or you have been out of formal education for a while and want to get back into mathematics. In either case, this course is designed for you. The foundation year builds on your existing mathematical skills, preparing you for entry into the BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree. The syllabus covers a range of mathematical topics, including the applications of mathematics in physics and engineering. At the end of the foundation year, if you attain good enough grades, you can progress onto the mathematics degree, or onto a degree in physics, astrophysics, or engineering. The mathematics course will help you to develop a range of important skills that will make you attractive to employers. These include: •Analytical skills •Communication skills •Investigative skills •Learning skills •Problem-solving skills •Self-management •Team work At the end of the mathematics course, you will be ready for a career in any one of a vast range of industries, including: •Finance, banking and insurance •Business consultancy and operational research •Defense and military industries •Space science and astronomy •Natural and life sciences, medicine and health •IT industries, computing and engineering •Education •Art, design and music

  • Qualification
    Master of Mathematics - MMath (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Preston