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BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Foundation Year

University of Salford
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Course UCAS code: G105
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  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
**Mathematics is at the heart of many of civilisation's greatest achievements. Learn how to make an important contribution to the next generation of ideas with a Mathematics degree at Salford.** Our four-year BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Foundation Year degree is designed to take you to an advanced level. Course modules blend applied methods with cutting-edge themes, like nanotechnology, economic stability and artificial intelligence. You’ll be encouraged to identify, evaluate and solve real-world problems. You’ll strengthen your knowledge of key principles such as linear algebra, calculus and probability. You’ll learn about mathematical modelling, with relevance to engineering and computing. You'll solve business and industrial mathematics real-world problems. The Foundation Year provides subject knowledge and academic development, so you are confident and able for study on the BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree course. Along with a broad introduction to the key mathematics topics, this learning pathway helps you to build effective communication and study skills. On successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to year one of your selected degree for the remainder of your course. Learning takes places in our Peel Park campus, minutes from bustling Manchester, a thriving commercial hub recently voted the most liveable city in the UK.* We place emphasis on your development by using small group teaching – a feature recognised by our students who gave us a 100% satisfaction rating in the 2018 NSS survey. With a focus on your future, we’ll also encourage you to complete a placement year in industry to develop your practical and theoretical knowledge, adding ‘with Professional Experience’ to your degree award. **Features** - Learn to use tensors in the representation of physical phenomena and develop skills in vector calculus - Develop a sound knowledge in probability models and distribution theory, building skills in statistics and data analysis - Apply inviscid fluid dynamics techniques to important physical problems, such as hydrodynamics and aerodynamics - Study the mathematics of graphical transformations and apply this through programming and computing - Gain the mathematics skills ready to progress on to our BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree *The Economist’s Global Liveability Index 2018
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15 January

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Manchester is a legendary party city, with loads of things to do every night and lots of things catered to students. The facilities at the Uni are amazing, they’re constantly doing it up and there’s loads of space and computers in the Library now, makes studying so much more relaxing. The staff are all really helpful, and my tutors were incredible – really interesting intellectuals, down to earth and with plenty of great advice and feedback to offer me.

 
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  • emi_roisin's avatar by emi_roisin on 25th July 2019
    I have genuinely enjoyed my first year at university immensely. The course has made me think and question my ideas, allowing me to critique my own work to improve it, I believe the extensive group work has given me the confidence to decide for myself if something I've produced is good, and be confident in my decisions. My tutors have been lovely, and with the small class sizes all of my tutors know my name, where I'm from, what my style is, my strengths and weaknesses and how I want to go into the photography industry in a particular genre. I've been allowed access to equipment and techniques, I hadn't even thought to try before. The university also offers a lot of student jobs, during term time and over the summer. these jobs can be anything from office work, or showing people around on open days, but they pay exceptionally well and inform you on new jobs frequently.
  • by Anonymous on 6th September 2015
    I think this is one of the best unis in Britain, not only as a Russell Group but also outside the lecture halls. I doubt there's another uni that can provide the complete combination of brilliant courses as well as the facilities available here. everything seems to be just right and you can make Sheffield anything you want it to be. I couldn't have picked a more perfect uni for myself.
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