Foundation Year in Mathematics

Top Foundation Year Programs in Mathematics

Mathematics

Many students who plan to pursue a degree at a university may be interested in completing a foundation year first. This is a year-long program that gives students a basic knowledge in the subject of their choosing. Many people complete a foundation year because they do not currently meet the entry requirements to study a particular degree.

What is a foundation year in mathematics? Topics in this program could include geometry, algebra, calculus, trigonometry and statistics. Students will learn different techniques and methods, and may study deductive reasoning and logical arguments. Those who complete a foundation year will gain the skills and qualifications necessary to move on to higher education and eventually obtain a career in the field.

Completing a foundation year in mathematics can be very beneficial, as it not only qualifies students to earn a degree, but it also provides them with important skills that will be extremely useful in their future. They will gain important problem-solving skills that will help them in both their personal and professional lives.

If you choose to complete a foundation year, the cost can vary depending on the country, program and institution. It is best to contact the admission office of each school directly for more information regarding fees and other requirements.

Those who finish a foundation year in physics and go on to earn their degree will be qualified for an entry-level job in the field. Many graduates pursue careers in software development, medical statistics, teaching, the oil industry or the pharmaceutical industry. Students who complete this program will also be prepared to obtain a graduate degree if they choose, which could qualify them for more career options.

Taking your foundation year online can be an excellent option if you require a flexible schedule or prefer to move at your own pace. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Math for Computer Science

Harbour.Space
Campus Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

If your Math level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive, one year preparatory Math as a Second Language (MSL) course before starting the math-intensive degree studies. After successful completion of MSL students are granted an automatic right to enter all math intensive degrees at Harbour.Space.

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This program is taught in ENGLISH. Anyone who lacks the strong math foundation they need for a career in tech, but is eager to learn has a home in our foundational course. Students acquire all the basic tools they need to continue studies in Computer Science, Data Science or Cyber Security. Graduating MSL means opening the doors to apply for a place at Harbour.Space University and any other top-rate tech university in the world.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

If your Math level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive, one year preparatory Math as a Second Language (MSL) course before starting the math intensive degree studies. After successful completion of MSL students are granted an automatic right to enter all math intensive degrees at Harbour.Space. Applicants who wish to acquire math skills in order to pursue studies in other elite technical universities at an undergraduate or graduate levels are also invited to apply to MSL. The foundational course gives students all the essential mathematical knowledge in programming, geometry, algebra, calculus and algorithms they need to develop their skills in technology.... [-]


University of London International Foundation Programme

MPW
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge London + 1 more

As an approved institution to teach the University of London International Foundation programme, MPW London and Cambridge provide an ideal route to equip international students with the skills and knowledge required for the rigours of undergraduate study. This one-year programme is structured with a strong emphasis on the development of academic skills and also encourages active learning by engaging with relevant and contemporary issues. [+]

As an approved institution to teach the University of London International Foundation programme, MPW London and Cambridge provide an ideal route to equip international students with the skills and knowledge required for the rigours of undergraduate study.

This one-year programme is structured with a strong emphasis on the development of academic skills and also encourages active learning by engaging with relevant and contemporary issues.

Classroom teaching is supported by comprehensive study materials and resources developed by the University of London including access to the virtual learning environment.

This course consists of four modules: one compulsory and three optional.... [-]


Foundation in Science

AIMST University
Campus Full time 1 year April 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Kedah + 1 more

The Foundation programme at AIMST University is tailored to provide a multitude of opportunities for you to pursue a career of your dreams. The programme equips the students with adequate academic knowledge and skills needed for success at AIMST and beyond. To ensure a high quality programme, the School has an advisory panel comprising of selected faculty members and external experts to assist in its curriculum development and the formal assessment of its courses. At AIMST, we acknowledge that the most able students are those who have developed a good command of the English language and communication. [+]

Foundation in Science

The Foundation programme at AIMST University is tailored to provide a multitude of opportunities for you to pursue a career of your dreams. The programme equips the students with adequate academic knowledge and skills needed for success at AIMST and beyond. To ensure a high quality programme, the School has an advisory panel comprising of selected faculty members and external experts to assist in its curriculum development and the formal assessment of its courses. At AIMST, we acknowledge that the most able students are those who have developed a good command of the English language and communication. In recognition of this, we place emphasis on the use of English as the medium of instruction aiming to produce students who are fluent and confident. The Foundation programme has three annual intakes commencing in March, April and July. On successful completion of the foundation programme, you may choose from the following undergraduate courses depending on your academic performance and interest.... [-]


International Foundation in Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences

University of East Anglia
Campus Full time 9 - 12 months July 2018 United Kingdom Norwich

A quality-assured course offering direct entry to the first year of your mathematics-related bachelor's degree at the University of East Anglia. [+]

Preparation for direct entry to year one of an undergraduate degree in mathematics, actuarial science, finance and accounting, or economics at UEA.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? A guaranteed route to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at UEA (subject to meeting the specified entry requirements). You are a student of the University from day one, on a quality-assured, UEA-validated programme.

Course options available

International Foundation (3 terms) -this is the standard option, suitable for most students. Extended International Foundation (4 terms) - this option incorporates an additional term of intensive English language tuition at the beginning of the course, and English language entry requirements are lower. Where will this programme take me? ... [-]

International Foundation in Mathematics with Finance, Economics and Management

University of Exeter
Campus Full time 9 - 12 months July 2018 United Kingdom Exeter

Offering you direct entry to year one of an undergraduate degree in mathematics, economics, finance and management related subjects at the University of Exeter. [+]

Offering you direct entry to year one of an undergraduate degree in mathematics, economics, finance and management related subjects at the University of Exeter.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? guaranteed university placement for all successful students a campus based programme with access to university facilities multiple start dates

There are two course options available:

International Foundation (3 terms) - this is the standard option Extended International Foundation (4 terms) - this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support Where will it take me?

Our progression guarantee:

We guarantee to find you a place to study on an appropriate degree and university if you successfully complete your International Foundation programme, follow professional advice offered by INTO staff and meet minimum attendance requirements.... [-]


International Foundation in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science and Physical Sciences

University of Exeter
Campus Full time 9 - 12 months July 2018 United Kingdom Exeter

Offering direct entry into the first year of a university degree in a range of subjects such as engineering, mathematics, applied geology, renewable energy and physics. [+]

Offering direct entry into the first year of a university degree in a range of subjects such as engineering, mathematics, applied geology, renewable energy and physics.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? guaranteed university placement for all successful students a campus based programme with access to university facilities multiple start dates

There are two course options available:

International Foundation (3 terms) – this is the standard option Extended International Foundation (4 terms) – this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support Where will it take me?

Our progression guarantee:

We guarantee to find you a place to study on an appropriate degree and university if you successfully complete your International Foundation programme, follow professional advice offered by INTO staff and meet minimum attendance requirements.... [-]


International Foundation in Engineering and Mathematics

City University of London
Campus Full time 6 - 12 months July 2018 United Kingdom London

Preparation for undergraduate degrees in areas such as aeronautical engineering, biomedical engineering, engineering with management and entrepreneurship and telecommunications. The International Foundation combines academic study, intensive English language teaching, and study skills to prepare you for entry into the first year of a university degree.

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Academic study, intensive English language teaching, and study skills to prepare you for entry into the first year of a university degree in areas such as engineering and mathematical science.

Why apply for the International Foundation program? guaranteed university placement for all successful students access to City, University of London support and facilities multiple start dates

There are two-course options available:

International Foundation (3 terms) – this is the standard option Extended International Foundation (4 terms) – this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support Where does it take me?

Our progression guarantee:... [-]