Foundation in Mathematical Sciences

Exploring the beauty of mathematics trains you to think systematically and creatively. Choose specialist modules tailored to your graduate career interests as part of a flexible degree programme, and acquire a multitude of transferable skills that will make you highly employable.

Special features

  • 100% student satisfaction - Guardian University Guide 2019
  • Optional placement year

Pathways at the University of Plymouth

High school

Stage 1

Stage 2



Your UoP degree


Fees for 2019/20

EU: £9,250

International: £12,750


Two semesters


September and January

Stage 1:Foundation


  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

    You will develop your academic communication skills and use of digital technology for higher education.
    How will I be assessed? 60% coursework, 30% exam and 10% personal development planning

  • Materials and Mechanics or Programming Techniques

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Numerical Techniques 3

  • Physics 1

  • Physics 2

  • Principles of ICT

  • Research and Referencing

Stage 2:Degree

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