University of Salford

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematics with Foundation Year

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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. 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. We place emphasis on your development by using small group teaching. 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

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