Want to study mathematics and/or statistics at Newcastle, but don't meet the entry requirements?
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This foundation year will help you develop the knowledge you need to progress to any of our mathematics and statistics BSc degrees.
This is a full-time programme of study covering core mathematics and statistics topics, including:
- differential calculus
- complex numbers
- problem solving skills
Successful completion of the Foundation Year leads to guaranteed progression to Stage 1 of one of our BSc degrees.
Highlights of this degree
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Mathematics and statistics at Newcastle achieved an impressive 97% overall student satisfaction ranking us 5th in the UK in the National Student Survey 2016.
We also rank 11th overall in the UK for research (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
Facilities and support
You will join the School of Mathematics and Statistics, based in the Herschel Building, just a two-minute walk from the city centre.
We have a state-of-the-art learning environment and you'll have access to extensive IT facilities for teaching and self-study, including:
- computer-based exercises with instant review of model solutions
- problem-solving video tutorials
- recording system for video capture of lectures, which you can download and watch again to help with your revision
We also have a dedicated mathematics and statistics library and reading room.
Visit the School's website to take a virtual tour of the Herschel Building.
To help you get the most out of university life, you'll have access to a range of support, including:
- a personal tutor throughout your degree
- a student mentor in your first year
You'll also benefit from our:
- induction programme, including social events, to help you settle in quickly
- activities and events run by our student-run society, MathSoc
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