PLYMOUTH UNIVERSITY

Mathematical Sciences

Foundation  |  Placement Year:   No
Through this pathway you can progress to any of Plymouth University's range of degrees in the mathematical sciences (see list below). Mathematics at Plymouth University is a blend of high level research and excellent teaching involving over 30 academic staff. In the latest UK Research Excellence Framework 68% of all research papers were classified as World Leading or Internationally Excellent. This research is across pure and applied mathematics, medical and financial statistics, theoretical physics and simulations using high performance computing.

 

Our students are well supported so they can master challenging material:

 

Plymouth University degrees are designed to develop your analytical and strategic thinking skills as well as equipping you with professional software experience and in applying mathematics to solve a wide variety of problems and our students can progress to careers in both industry and academia.
Programme description
Through this pathway you can progress to any of Plymouth University's range of degrees in the mathematical sciences (see list below). Mathematics at Plymouth University is a blend of high level research and excellent teaching involving over 30 academic staff. In the latest UK Research Excellence Framework 68% of all research papers were classified as World Leading or Internationally Excellent. This research is across pure and applied mathematics, medical and financial statistics, theoretical physics and simulations using high performance computing.

 

Our students are well supported so they can master challenging material:

 

Plymouth University degrees are designed to develop your analytical and strategic thinking skills as well as equipping you with professional software experience and in applying mathematics to solve a wide variety of problems and our students can progress to careers in both industry and academia.
Key Modules

Popular Careers

Employment and career options:

Potential careers in: Financial Risk Analyst; Chartered Accountant; Actuary; Corporate Investment Banker; Financial Trader, Medical/Pharmaceutical Statistician, Data Analyst, Engineer, Industrial Mathematician.

Employers of previous Plymouth University mathematics graduates have included:

KPMG; Fujitsu; Ricoh; Ernst and Young; Glaxo Smith Kline; IBM; The Met Office; Royal Bank of Scotland; Nomura AES International Lloyds Banking Group University of Cambridge Bank of International Settlements Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit Siemens Rail Automation; JP Morgan; Roche Pharmaceuticals; Deloitte; Capital One Bank; Techmodal Ltd; ; Office for National Statistics

Module & Subject

Modules

  • Business Studies

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Physics 1

  • Principles of ICT

  • Programming Techniques

  • Numerical Techniques 2

  • Practical Methods in Science and Technology

Entry Requirements
  • Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with minimum average of 50% overall
  • We also accept Pearson's Test of English (Academic) and other equivalent qualifications, such as WAECHKDSE and SPM.
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 2 semesters
Course Fee:  12250.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,November)-((15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
Intake Deadline
JANUARY
SEPTEMBER