Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematics (Pure Mathematics)

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Course summary

From uncovering hidden patterns to cracking ciphers, our research active staff will guide you through a carefully crafted curriculum that allows you to specialise in pure mathematics topics, and gain recognition of this in the title of your degree. Why choose this course?

  • Accredited by the Institute of Mathematics & its Applications
  • Top 10 in England for Mathematics (National Student Survey, 2021)
  • Graduate with a named specialism in your degree title
  • Develop high level reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Graduate with broad range of transferable skills to succeed in a variety of careers
Mathematics can be related to almost every aspect of the world we live in. Our curriculum is carefully designed to ensure you have a solid grasp of the fundamentals of the discipline, so you can apply these principles to the real world. By following the Pure Mathematics pathway, you will gain a broad coverage of the three main discipline areas of pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics in your first two years of study, and then specialise in your final year by studying mathematical structures such as groups, graphs, ciphers and rings. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Course details


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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

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Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website:
Mathematics (Pure Mathematics) at Keele University - UCAS