Mathematics with Statistics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) - 2020/1

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Statistics with Foundation Year

Subsidiary award(s)

Award Title
Ord Mathematics with Statistics with Foundation Year
DipHE Mathematics with Statistics with Foundation Year
CertHE Mathematics with Statistics with Foundation Year

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time UGB10018 360 credits and 180 ECTS credits
Full-time with PTY UGB10018 480 credits and 240 ECTS credits

JACs code

100403, 100406

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

For further information relating to FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6 and the professional training year, including learning outcomes, aims and module information please view the BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Statistics programme specification.

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences - Mathematics

Programme Leader

HARRISON Richard (FEPS)

Date of production/revision of spec

05/08/2020

Educational aims of the programme

  • To produce students who have a broad yet comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals that are necessary for successful progression to and whilst studying an honours degree programme in their relevant discipline
  • To develop in students the ability to apply knowledge and skills appropriately and successfully in undergraduate studies
  • To equip students with the skills necessary to successfully progress to an honours degree programme in their relevant discipline and be employer ready at the end of the programme
  • To enable students to become confident, critically self-aware independent learners
  • To begin to develop in students a range of key and transferable skills of value in the world of employment, including skills in the areas of their respective discipline

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
Foundations of mathematics, physical science, computing and economics K
Fundamentals and principles of chosen degree programmes in mathematics
Applications and technological implications of mathematical and scientific principles and concepts K
The impact that the activities of mathematicians, engineers and scientists may have on social, environmental, ethical, economic, and commercial considerations K
Identify relevant principles in mathematical and scientific problems C
Apply analytical skills by using mathematical and statistical techniques C
Research and evaluate information and apply it to given problems C
Apply problem-solving strategies to different scenarios and formulate solutions C
Interpret data, accounting for possible incompleteness of data, experimental and statistical error C
Exercise independent thought and judgement C
Formulate simple computer models C
Display creativity and innovation in solving unfamiliar problems C
Reflect on own learning development C
Communicate ideas effectively for different audiences P
Work safely in the computer laboratory P
Use research methods in an individual conference project P
Manage time effectively and work towards deadlines T
Communicate effectively through a conference project and oral presentation T
Communicate complex information in a clear and concise fashion T
Use structured approaches for idea generation and problem solving T
Undertake independent investigations T
Construct logical arguments T
Find relevant information; cite and list the sources T
Use general IT tools including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and MATLAB T
Demonstrate awareness of professional development and employability skills T
Manage own learning T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over four academic years, consisting of a Foundation Year and 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Full-time with PTY

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over five academic years, consisting of a Foundation Year, an optional professional training year and 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Year 0 - FHEQ Level 3

Optional modules for Year 0 - FHEQ Level 3

For further information on FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6 please view the programme specification for the full-time BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Statistics programme.

Year 0 (with PTY) - FHEQ Level 3

Optional modules for Year 0 (with PTY) - FHEQ Level 3

For further information on FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6 and professional training year please view the programme specification for the full-time with PTY BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Statistics programme.

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guest Speakers / Visiting Academics N
Professional Training Year (PTY) N
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) N
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
ERASMUS Study (that is not taken during Level P) N
Study exchange(s) (that are not part of the ERASMUS scheme) N
Dual degree N

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2020/1 academic year.