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. Course modules blend applied methods with cutting-edge themes, like nanotechnology, economic stability and artificial intelligence. 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, a thriving commercial hub recently voted the most liveable city in the UK.* We place emphasis on your development by using small group teaching – a feature recognised by our students who gave us a 100% satisfaction rating in the 2018 NSS survey. 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.
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
*The Economist’s Global Liveability Index 2018
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
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.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||120 UCAS Tariff Points, from a minimum of 2 A2 qualifications or equivalent.|
|A level||120 UCAS Tariff Points. A Level grade B in Maths (Pure & Statistics and MEI Maths) or grade C in Further Maths. Pass in Science Practical.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MUST REFER|
|Access to HE Diploma||MUST REFER|
|Scottish Higher||120 UCAS Tariff points, to include B in Maths at Advanced Highers|
|AS||120 UCAS Tariff Points. Qualification not accepted on its own, must be completing a minimum of 2 A2s or equivalent.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||120 UCAS Tariff Points. Applications to be assessed on an individual basis, depending on subject area.|
|Extended Project||120 UCAS Tariff Points. Qualification not accepted on its own, must be completing a minimum of 2 A2s or equivalent.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Grade C or grade 4 (or above) in Maths and English GCSE is required. Equivalent qualifications Key Skills level 2, and Functional Skills Level 2, are also accepted.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 points||Grade 6 in Maths at Higher Level|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||120 UCAS Points including A1 Higher Level Maths|
|Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||120 UCAS Points including A1 Higher Level Maths|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||MUST REFER|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MUST REFER|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||MUST REFER|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MUST REFER|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||120 UCAS points, to include Maths grade B at Advanced Highers|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||120 UCAS Tariff Points. Qualification not accepted on its own, must be completing a minimum of 2 A2s or equivalent.|