Mathematics (including foundation year)
London Metropolitan University
Key Course Facts
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.
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.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Mathematics (including foundation year), BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Mathematics (including foundation year), BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Mathematics (including foundation year) BSc (Hons)
Additional fee information
Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be extra costs for things such as equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. There may also be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but that you may find helpful for example, optional field trips. The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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
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:
Positions of London Metropolitan University in top UK and global rankings.
About London Metropolitan University
Founded in 1848, London Metropolitan University is located in the urban setting of North London. LMU is just a 40-minute walk to Camden Town or a 20-minute tube ride from central London. Some of the benefits that students can expect when choosing LMU include a variety of residence halls at distinct price points, reputable career guidance services, and orientation services for recently-arrived international students. This institution has a selective admissions standard, so it’s recommended to prepare for your interview well in advance.
Student composition of London Metropolitan University
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Mathematics (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)||University of Essex||94%||0%||10%||£9250||£17700||103||Colchester||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics (with Year in Industry) BSc (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||95%||15%||0%||£9250||£11400||117||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics and Computing with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons)||Brunel University||80%||7%||11%||£9250||£17875||129||Uxbridge||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)||University of Southampton||97%||5%||10%||£9250||£19300||139||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics and Media & Communication (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||95%||15%||0%||£9250||£11400||117||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics BSc (Hons)||University of Reading||79%||5%||0%||£9250||£23700||132||Reading||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics with Computing BSc (Hons)||University of Essex||81%||0%||10%||£9250||£17700||111||Colchester||On campus Full-time|
|Dance and Mathematics BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||95%||15%||0%||£9250||£11400||131||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics BSc (Hons)||Royal Holloway, University of London||82%||0%||5%||£9250||£21900||139||Egham||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics and Business BSc (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||78%||2%||0%||£9250||£23100||193||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|