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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. Take your mathematical knowledge and skills further Our three-year accredited BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree is designed to take you to an advanced level and highlight how mathematics continues to make an important contribution to the world around us, be it in science, technology or engineering. Blending applied methods with cutting-edge themes, like nanotechnology, economic stability and artificial intelligence, you’ll build in-demand skills ready to secure a career in industry and business. During your studies, 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. Supportive learning environment Learning takes places in our Peel Park campus, minutes from bustling central Manchester. Our mathematics tutorials are delivered in small groups, where you will examine real-world case studies as you build your skillset and confidence. You will learn in a supportive environment and have access to a dedicated maths drop-in service which runs throughout each semester and is staffed by our experienced tutors. Get closer to industry With a focus on your future, you will also have the option to include an industry placement year to develop additional professional and transferable skills, adding ‘with Professional Experience’ to your final degree award. IMA accreditation This course will meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation, awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, when it is followed by subsequent training and experience in employment to obtain equivalent competences to those specified by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for taught masters degrees. Features • Study the mathematics of graphical transformations and apply this through programming and computing • Identify, define and evaluate real-world problems, using applied mathematics to challenge conventional ideas • 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 • Learn to use tensors in the representation of physical phenomena and develop skills in vector calculus


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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