University of Chester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematics (including a Foundation Year)

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Course summary

BSc Mathematics of the University of Chester is a successful course with a very good reputation in the mathematics community of UK and has been run for more than 30 years. This course is mainly focused on Applied and Computational mathematics and is carefully designed to maximise students’ enjoyment of their mathematical studies. We have a 100% student satisfaction rate in 2020 according to the National Student Survey 2020 (NSS). The degree offers the communication and programme skills needed for a successful future career, and in demand from employers. Many real-life applications from biology, physics, and finance, as for example the evolution of tumour growth, the wave transmission through optical fibers, the prediction of stock prices, or even problems related to game theory and big data, involve mathematical models. Our teaching mainly focus on analytical, stochastic and numerical methods of mathematical modelling. The syllabus also contains various topics from logic, number theory, graphs theory, optimal control theory and theory of networks that are particular useful in cybersecurity, cryptography and supply chain logistics. In addition, we teach some popular modules like data analysis, machine learning and statistics, that provide expertise for jobs in data analysis companies, the NHS, banks, etc. 96% of graduates find jobs within six months after graduation. We have modules with teaching based on computer laboratories, or supplemented with taught hours in computer laboratories. All mathematics staff are research active and internationally recognised with an extensive net of research collaborations with leading researchers in the UK, USA, Germany, France, Japan, Austria, Australia, Sweden, China, Greece, etc. Many of our graduates, due to our programme of studies, have continued their studies at a postgraduate level or Postgraduate Diploma level at the University of Chester and at other UK universities.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
G101
Institution code:
C55
Campus name:
Chester
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other vocational qualifications at Level 3 will also be considered, such as NVQs. If you are a mature student (21 or over) and have been out of education for a while or do not have experience or qualifications at Level 3 (equivalent to A Levels), then our Foundation Year courses will help you to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in your chosen degree.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
76%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

All students (except Internationals) on this programme will be eligible for a £500 cash bursary – only at level 3/Foundation Year. The tuition fee for the subsequent years of study on the full-time undergraduate degree will be charged at the undergraduate degree fee level. This fee is currently £9,250 a year for students starting in 2019 but this is subject to annual inflationary rises in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index.
Mathematics (including a Foundation Year) at University of Chester - UCAS