This four-year course allows you to explore high-level mathematics at the leading edge of research. If you're driven by intellectual curiosity and enjoy the satisfaction of cracking difficult puzzles, this course provides you with core mathematical skills that will equip you for a variety of careers and give a strong basis for further study. Our lecturers are passionate about their subject, with modules informed by cutting-edge research in fundamental mathematical abstractions, statistics and practical applications to global problems. You may be able to try units in quantum mechanics or mathematical biology, or take the opportunity to mentor and learn from students studying the same subject overseas. Project work opportunities in each year of your course allow you to collaborate with staff and fellow students, preparing you for a substantial fourth-year project on a topic you are passionate about. Year one consists of compulsory topics, covered in lectures, small-group tutorials and working through exercises independently and with peers, as well as freedom to explore a range of topics in collaboration with your personal tutor and fellow students. In your second and third year you can start to shape your degree to fit your interests; continue with a varied degree or choose to specialise. You'll also have the chance to study units outside mathematics. After your first year, support for your studies continues in the form of drop-in sessions with lecturers, exercise and feedback classes, and student-led Maths cafés. Third- and fourth-year units specialise in exciting modern topics, informed by the strong research culture in our school.
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How to apply
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
European Baccalaureate offer: 90% overall, with 9.0 in Mathematics and 8.5 in another mathematics-related subject. Mathematics-related subjects include: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Economics; and Physics. STEP paper achievement may be included as part of an alternative offer.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|