Mathematics is one of the most timeless and international disciplines in existence. Both ancient and modern, it forms the foundations upon which the modern world is built.
Contemporary science and business are both underpinned by mathematics and our degrees reflect a connection with industry.
An Integrated Foundation Year is suitable if you do not have the necessary qualifications to enter the degree at year one. You will be given the chance to develop an understanding which is essential to successfully completing the degree.
The full BSc degree covers a broad base of classical and modern mathematics. It allows you to focus on one aspect of the subject, or cover a breadth of material.
Studying maths at Swansea University gives you access to world-leading teaching and cutting edge facilities.
As you progress, your developing mathematical abilities will combine with transferable skills that are vital to securing employment in the wider industry.
WHY MATHEMATICS WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR AT SWANSEA?
You will be joining a university ranked in the UK top 5 for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2018) and the UK top 10 for graduate prospects (DLHE 2018).
Mathematics at Swansea University is a highly regarded degree which draws students from far and wide.
Based on our Bay campus, Maths at Swansea is ranked:
consistently highly for employability – 4th in the UK for graduate prospects [Complete University Guide 2019] and 5th in the UK for career prospects [Guardian University Guide 2019]
consistently highly for student satisfaction – currently at 91% [National Student Survey 2018]
18th in the UK overall [Guardian University Guide 2018]
Swansea University holds a TEF Gold Award, UK Government recognition for teaching excellence.
YOUR MATHEMATICS WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EXPERIENCE
A flexibly structured degree path means you will have the opportunity to study abroad for a year or work in industry for a year, either locally, nationally or overseas.
This can give the chance to apply your skills in a professional environment, or in an overseas environment, which may help to boost your employment prospects after university.
You will be taught in our new £31 million world-class Computational Foundry through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, and discussion groups.
Our state-of-the-art teaching facilities include research and development laboratories, as well as networking and inspiration spaces.
You will learn to use logical reasoning and construct rigorous arguments alongside oral and written communication skills.
We will train you for a range of careers, provide a foundation for postgraduate study and research, and develop transferable skills vital to industry, management and business.
MATHEMATICS WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES/
Our mathematics graduates are set on course for a range of stimulating opportunities. You might find your future lies in a career as a data scientist, an actuary, a statistical analyst or industrial modeller.
We offer CV workshop and you will have access to our Employment Zone, which advertises work placements, part-time vacancies and graduate jobs. We have dedicated staff who will always be on hand to provide employability support, throughout your studies.
We take Employability seriously and you will leave Swansea University with much more than a degree, gaining invaluable life skills and experiences on your journey.