Why study this course?
Our Mathematics (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) is a four-year course with a built-in foundation year (Year 0), an ideal choice if you don’t have the necessary qualifications to study a standard degree. This foundation course is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA). This course will provide you with a range of practical skills in mathematics as well as work experience which will be invaluable to you when embarking on a career related to mathematics.
Our mathematics courses scored highly in many areas in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2021, with satisfaction scores of 99% for assessment and feedback, 90% for academic support, 93% for organisation and management, 90% for learning and resources and 94% for the learning community.
More about this course
Our Mathematics (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree begins with a preparatory year designed to build your confidence and academic capabilities while helping you gain skills in several areas. This preparatory year will help you attain all the base knowledge you’ll need to succeed during the rest of your course.
The foundation year on this course is shared with other foundation year degrees. In this preparatory year you’ll learn a variety of skills across different subjects, including cyber security, computer networks, mathematics and programming, helping you to build an understanding of the fundamentals of mathematics.
If you find yourself more interested in a different area of mathematics or computing following your foundation year there is the option to specialise.
London Met has an advanced Cisco lab, IT security lab, electronics and microprocessor labs to facilitate your studies. The University also has connections with major companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle and IMB to ensure you gain all the industry experience and skills to succeed in your career.
Following your foundation year, you’ll study the same course content and get the same choice of modules as those who study our Mathematics BSc (Hons) degree.
You’ll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.
You can get a taste for life at our School of Computing and Digital Media by taking a look at our showcase of recent student work.
Your assessments will include:
- regular online quizzes
- lab-based tests
- short answer tests
- individual and group assignments
Where this course can take you
A degree in mathematics can open up a wide range of career options. You could take up a role in scientific research, design and development, management services, computing, financial work, statistical work or teaching. You could also go on to do postgraduate study.
What is a degree with foundation year?
This is a four-year degree course with a built-in foundation year (Year 0). It’s the perfect route into university if you can’t meet the necessary entry requirements or don’t have the traditional qualifications required to start a standard undergraduate degree. You’ll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.