University of East Anglia UEA

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

About This Course Our four-year Master of Mathematics degree has a flexible format that allows you to combine modules from pure and applied mathematics and statistics, together with optional modules from other UEA schools.   In addition, you’ll spend your third year studying advanced mathematics modules at one of our partner universities overseas.  Our academics are enthusiastic and knowledgeable. You will benefit from a very high academic-staff-to-student ratio, ensuring you graduate with a deep understanding of mathematics.   Our lecturers are also active researchers who conduct world-leading work and incorporate it into their teaching. Over 87% of our mathematical sciences research outputs were judged internationally excellent or world-leading (REF 2014). You will learn within the most up-to-date settings.  If you complete your studies with distinction, you may want to join our group of postgraduate students, as our integrated Master’s programme is excellent preparation for a career in research – either in industry or within a university.  Overview Our Master of Mathematics with a Year Abroad option gives you the chance to experience a different lifestyle and culture. You will spend your third year abroad studying at one of our partner universities across North America, Australia and Europe before returning to UEA to finish your studies.   Aside of enriching your mathematical knowledge, your time abroad is a great way to build contacts and to strengthen your resilience and adaptability, as well as being an unforgettable life-changing experience.  Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:

Course details


In Year 1 you will study a range of compulsory topics which will provide you with a strong foundation in a number of maths topics such as calculus, set theory and complex numbers. While some topics will follow on from your A-Level studies, other topics will be completely new. As your studies progress, you will be able to choose from a range of modules such as Combinatorics, Mathematical Biology and the History of Mathematics. You will also have the chance to complete an individual project of your choice with the guidance and support of a faculty member.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please contact us.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in each component)

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £17100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
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