Mathematics is the universal language unifying many aspects of our lives. Whether it’s making mobile phones secure, predicting the weather, optimising investments in financial markets or helping an endangered species survive, mathematics is key. Our world is becoming increasingly data-driven, so the demand for mathematicians with expertise in handling and interpreting data continues to grow. This maths course provides a solid grounding in the methods of modern mathematics and will uncover the intrinsic beauty of mathematical ideas. You’ll be taught by active researchers and practising mathematicians, ensuring you are exposed to current real-world problems, methodologies, and industry- standard techniques and software. In your final year, you have the option to study a project on a topic of your choice under the guidance of a lecturer. Our lecturers will provide you with a supportive environment during your studies allowing you to focus on fulfilling your potential. You’ll become an expert in logical thinking and develop refined problem-solving skills, which are highly valued by employers. This maths course will equip you with the skills to pursue a career in industry, government institutions, academia, or the teaching profession. Our maths degrees are based at the Treforest campus. USW Treforest is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the warm and friendly welcome and community atmosphere, as well as the convenience of living and studying in the same place. From listed buildings to new, modern structures, Treforest reflects the University’s history and its ambitions. Here you will find everything you need in one place - halls of residence, the library and sport centre, cafes and bars to eat and drink, and friends to spend time with.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Mathematics and its Applications, Institute of
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 - 120 points||B grade in Mathematics required. The tariff entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations of qualifications are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.|
|A level||CDD - BBB||B grade in Mathematics required. The A Level entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact [email protected]|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 24 credits M: 18 credits P: 3 credits||Mathematics Access required and 18 distinctions must come from Mathematics modules. The University makes offers to Access applicants in the range of 120-80 tariff points. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations of credits amounting to the same tariff points are acceptable – if you have any questions please contact [email protected]|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||D - A*||We accept the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma in lieu of a third subject. The grade range for the Skills Challenge Certificate is the range within which the University will normally make offers. The grade will reflect what you would have been asked for from a third A Level. Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions.|
GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
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Enquiries and Admissions Team
Monday 10th August 2020 8.30am-5pm Tuesday 11th August 2020 8.30am-5pm Wednesday 12th August 2020 8.30am-5pm Thursday 13th August 2020 8am - 9pm Friday 14th August 2020 8am - 8pm Saturday 15th August 2020 7.30am - 6pm Sunday 16th August 2020 7.30am - 6pm All following other weekdays 8.30am - 5pm Monday-Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm Friday Monday 31st August 2020 Closed (Bank Holiday)