Ways to study this course – UCAS Code: G107
BSc (Hons) 4 years full-time, foundation 2015
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UCAS points guide Tuition fee % applicants receiving offers

No entry details provided

£9,000

26%

Subjects Student score % employed or in further study Average graduate salary
Mathematics
MEDIUM 86% MEDIUM 92% MEDIUM £23.3k

What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level None stated
Scottish Highers None stated
BTEC Diploma None stated
UCAS tariff points None stated

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of No entry details provided and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in…

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,465 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,465 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest

% applicants receiving offers

26%

This can indicate the level of competition for places on this course, but a high percentage doesn’t guarantee that you’ll get one, and vice versa.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Unfortunately we don't have any UCAS course information to display.

Modules

Foundation year core modules: Key skills and language for higher education; core foundation mathematics for scientists; mathematics applications; decision mathematics; foundations of statistics; mathematical thinking; core foundation physics; introduction to philosophy.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
33%
67%

Year 1

37%
63%

Year 2

32%
68%

Year 3

17%
83%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
72%
28%

Year 1

90%
10%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

83%
14%
3%

Year 4

Durham University

As one of the only collegiate-style unis in the UK, coming to Durham means that you are part of a close community from the moment you arrive. With huge participation in sport, drama, arts and societies there's something for everyone. After all, where else could you spend your first year living in a castle which was also, incidentally, used as a film set for Harry Potter

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

Who studies this subject?

Sources: BestCourse4Me & HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK

3% of students here are from outside the UK

Drop-out rate

5% of students do not continue into the second year of their course

Full-time / Part-time

0% of students are part-time

Male / Female

41% of students are female

Achievement

62% of students achieved a 2:1 or above

Typical UCAS points

540 entry points typically achieved by students

Most popular subjects students studied before attending

Here's an idea of the academic background of students from the last five years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.

Physics

65%

Most common grade was A (77%)

Mathematics

98%

Most common grade was A (88%)

Further Mathematics

66%

Most common grade was A (72%)

What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 94%
Student score MEDIUM 86%

Able to access IT resources

96%

Staff made the subject interesting

85%

Library resources are satisfactory

96%

Feedback on work has been helpful

71%

Feedback on work has been prompt

82%

Staff are good at explaining things

86%

Received sufficient advice and support

80%

What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study MEDIUM 92%
Average graduate salary MEDIUM £23.3k

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

10%

Graduates who are functional managers and directors

8%

Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

13%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
The UK still doesn’t have as many maths teachers as we’d like, so anyone wanting to take maths and then go into teaching will be welcome. In fact, there’s felt to be a general lack of maths skills in the population at large, so this is one subject where there's demand for graduate skills. With all that training in handling figures, it's hardly surprising that a lot of maths graduates go into well-paid jobs in the IT or finance industries, and last year, a maths graduate in London could expect a very respectable average starting salary of £27k. But for research jobs, you'll want a doctorate – and a really good maths doctorate will get you all sorts of interest from academia and finance – and might secure salaries to match.

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