Mathematics (Foundation)

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– This course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA).

– This course received 100 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018 and 2019).

– You’ll use applications that model the real world and industry-standard software such as Maple, Matlab and SAS

**About this course**

This highly practical course focuses on how mathematics will help your future career. It also helps you develop professional skills, such as computing, reporting and presenting.

You’ll work on real-world case studies, in groups that include students from other disciplines, such as computer science or cybersecurity. This will reinforce the relevance and role of mathematics in the context of the wider professional world.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 0 - Foundation core modules: CX3005 - Computer programming, SX3006 - Mathematics For Science, SX3001  - Scientific Investigation & Skills.

Year 0 - Foundation optional modules: SX3002  - Biology, SX3003 - Chemistry, CX3001  - Technical  Investigation & Skills, CX3002 - Mathematics for Computing, CX3003 - Mathematics, CX3004  -Computer Systems, SX3007 - Environment Science & Geography, SX3005 - Sport Science.

Year 1: MA4500 - Mathematical Methods and Modelling of Applications, MA4510 - Problem Solving and Computational Mathematics, MA4550 - Practical Data Analyst Skills, CI4450 - Professional Environments 1.

Year 2: MA5500 - Applications of Calculus and Linear Systems, MA5510 - Mathematics of Finance and Investment, MA5550 - Modelling Real-World Data with Statistics, CI5450 - Professional Environments 2.

Year 3 core modules: MA6500 - Advanced Mathematical Methods and Models, MA6910 - Individual Project.

Year 3 optional modules: MA6510 - Financial Portfolios and Derivatives, MA6520 - Insurance Risk Mathematics, MA6530 - Optimisation Techniques and Applications, MA6550 - Practical Applications of Advanced Statistics, MA6600 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Start Date

09/2021

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees