University of Plymouth International College

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 2021/22

International: £13,750

Fees for 2022/23

International: £14,750


Two semesters


September and January

Foundation Syllabus

Semester 1

  • ILS1AND3 - 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

  • BUS107 - Principles of ICT

  • SCI101 - Numerical Techniques 1

  • SCI115 - Physics 1

Semester 2

  • BUS105 - Business Studies

  • SCI103 - Numerical Techniques 3

  • SCI130 - Research and Referencing

  • SCI131 - Programming Techniques

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2:Degree

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