University of Hull

Mathematics (with foundation year) University of Hull Degree level: Undergraduate

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Gain an understanding of pure and applied mathematics on this accredited course. You'll also get a grounding in probability, statistics, and numerical programming.​

You'll study in small groups, as part of our close-knit mathematical community, under renowned researchers whose specialisms include algebra, geometry, fluid dynamics, astrophysics, probability and statistics.

  • High-performing students may be eligible for the Gillian Stead Bursary - worth up to £6,300 over three years

  • This course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications and is the first step towards Chartered Mathematician status

  • A strong careers focus

  • Benefit from access to powerful maths software, such as MATLAB, Mathematica and Maple, as well as VIPER, one of the UK’s most powerful supercomputers

Under expert guidance, you’ll work on projects that will push and develop your abilities in topics at the frontier of mathematics. Our degrees prepare you for your future career by encouraging conceptual and abstract thought.

The foundation year is ideal to boost your skills and knowledge if you don't quite meet our academic entry requirements.

Official Team GB partners

Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.

What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.

We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.

Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year

Core modules

Foundation Mathematics A
Foundation Physics 1
Foundation Mathematics B
Foundation Physics 2

Compulsory modules

Preparing for Learning in Higher Education
Subject in Context Group Project: Maths and Physics

Year 1

Compulsory modules

Introduction to University Mathematics
Numbers, Sequences and Series
Calculus
Vector and Linear Algebra
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Modelling and Mechanics

Year 2

Compulsory modules

Analysis
Linear Algebra and Groups
Differential Equations
Vector Calculus

Optional modules

Functions of a Complex Variable
Group and Ring Theory
Practical Programming with MATLAB
Statistical Models
Passport Languages

Year 3

Core module

Mathematical Project

Optional modules

Numerical Analysis
Differential Geometry
Game and Decision Theory
Classical and Quantum Mechanics
Fluid Dynamics
Statistical Models
Dynamical Systems

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree.

Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests.

Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work.

Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mathematics and its Applications, Institute of

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code G101
Institution code H72
Campus name The University of Hull
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points

The foundation year is designed for applicants whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry to the undergraduate degree. We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application.
For applicants with Level 3 qualifications, we will usually require a minimum of 80 points.
Applicants from outside of the EU who require a foundation year are instead invited to apply for the Undergraduate Foundation Year offered by our partner provider ONCampus Hull tailored to your needs.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test University of Hull English Language Programme 60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £14,000 Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Your tuition fees will cover most costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition, supervision, assessment and examination). There are some extra costs that you might have to pay, or choose to pay, depending on your programme of study and the decisions you make. We work hard to help ease money concerns during your time at university with a range of scholarships and bursaries that can make a huge difference to your budget. See www.hull.ac.uk/scholarships for more details.

Provider information

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University of Hull
Admissions Office
Cottingham Road
Hull
HU6 7RX


Clearing contact details

Admissions Service

01482 466100

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Additional information

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Undergraduate Admissions Team

01482 466100