Kingston University
Mathematics (Foundation) BSc (Hons)
Kingston University

Key Course Facts

Course Description

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.

This programme will meet the educational requirements of the Chartered Mathematician designation, awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, when it is followed by subsequent training and experience in employment to obtain equivalent competences to those specified by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for taught masters degrees.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 14 graduates of Mathematics (Foundation) BSc (Hons) at Kingston University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Applied Mathematics.

Overall student satisfaction
78 /100
14 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Applied Mathematics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26516 £27314 £33292
25-75 percentile range £22047 - £30741 £21475 - £35639 £24949 - £44619

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Mathematics (Foundation), BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Modules

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Mathematics (Foundation) BSc (Hons) at Kingston University

20% Teaching Professionals
20% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Sports and fitness occupations
5% Finance Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Protective service occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Teaching includes lectures, computer practicals and tutorials. Drop-in sessions for mathematics support and assistance with study skills are available. Assessment includes coursework and practical/written exam or coursework only (eg tests, group work, case studies and presentations).

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS points from 2 A-levels subjects. General studies not accepted

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Any subject considered.

A pass in any HNC will be considered

A pass in any HND will be considered

Any subject considered

An AS in any qualification not continued into A2 will be considered

A pass in any Access Course would be deemed suitable for entry onto this programme.

Any subject considered

Any subject considered

Any subject considered.

Will be considered alongside any qualification totalling 32 UCAS points.

Any subject considered

Any subject considered.

Any subject considered

Any subject considered

T Levels T Levels are an alternative to A levels, apprenticeships and other further education courses. T Level focuses on vocational skills and can help students into skilled employment, higher education and/or apprenticeships. Students who study T Level spend 80% of the course in the classroom, learning the skills that employers need. The other 20% is a meaningful industry placement, where they put these skills into action. T Levels are the equivalent to three A levels and we recognise the UCAS tariff points they attract in line with other qualifications that aid progression to higher education.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Mathematics (Foundation), BSc (Hons).

Costs

Tuition Fees Mathematics (Foundation) BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1

Additional fee information

For international fees, please visit:
https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/fees/

Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Kingston University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Kingston University in related subject specific rankings.

Mathematics

    • #40 
    • #50 
    Mathematics
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]
    • #42 
    • #54 
    Mathematics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

Natural Sciences

    • #46 
    • #601 
    Physical Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]

See all university rankings of Kingston University

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About Kingston University

Founded in 1899, Kingston University is located in the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames, London. The university’s four campuses can be found in and around the town centre, with a free shuttle bus helping students to get there. This university offers what they call Flexi-stay accommodation, which allows students to book rooms in their residence halls for periods in which they expect to be studying exceptionally hard.

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Where is this programme taught

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