University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematics with a foundation year (4 years)

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Course summary

Pursue your passion for mathematical methods. This degree will help you gain an advanced understanding of how mathematics plays a significant role in the modern world. You’re taught key areas in the sciences like data analysis and computer science, opening up rewarding career opportunities in any sector. Reasons to study Mathematics at Kent

  • Take a placement year to help boost your career skills and get paid doing it
  • Learn to code in languages like R and Python, which are widely used in industry
  • You’ll learn skills that are highly-valued by the best employers in business, finance, computing and engineering
  • Graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers from medical statistics and software development to actuarial work and chartered accountancy
  • You’ll benefit from free membership of the Kent Maths Society and Invicta Actuarial Society
Course details Foundation year: You’ll gain an understanding of a-level mathematics and further mathematics. You’re also taught university-level modules to prepare you for the full Mathematics degree. First and second years: You’ll gain the skills that will lay the foundation for the rest of your studies including pure and applied mathematics and statistics. Third year: You’ll be able to choose from a range of modules to match your future ambitions. Subjects can include computational statistics, mathematics in the financial world, and games and strategy. Head over to our website for more details.

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Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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