University of Salford

Degree level: Undergraduate


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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 three-year BSc (Hons) Mathematics 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. 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 *The Economist’s Global Liveability Index 2018

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Year one modules may include: Probability, Analysis, Linear Algebra, Mathematical Methods 1, Mathematical modelling, Mechanics and Vector Calculus. Year two modules may include: Business and Industrial Mathematics, Inviscid Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Methods 2, Numerical Analysis, Statistics, Vector Calculus and Tensor Algebra. Year three modules may include: Mathematical Methods 3, Project and s choice of optional modules: Continuum Mechanics, Mathematical Statistics, Operational Research, Viscous Fluids, Computer Graphics.

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