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Our Mathematics MSci will give you the basis you need in advanced mathematics. In your fourth year you will conduct a large-scale research project, pursuing your own academic interests and refining the skills of advanced academic research. This programme leads to careers where mathematics is used technically, including industrial and academic research and finance.
You may transfer to the five year Mathematics MSci with a year abroad pathway where you will spend your third or fourth year abroad at a partner institution before returning to King’s to complete your studies.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||A*AA||Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels. Must include Mathematics and Further Mathematics.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Please see our online prospectus for further details on our BTEC entry requirements.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 39 credits
M: 6 credits
P: 0 credits
|Access to Maths/Maths & Computing Diploma (or similar subject). Your syllabus must contain pure mathematics. Additionally, you may be asked to obtain either 3 in any two STEP papers or a Distinction in AEA Mathematics, if you do not have A-level equivalent study in Mathematics and/or Further Mathematics.|
|Scottish Higher||AAA||Must be combined with two Scottish Advanced Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D2, D3, D3||
Please note that Global Perspectives is not accepted by King’s as one of your Pre-U Principal subjects. Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) will be considered. Must include grade D2 in Mathematics and grade D3 Further Mathematics (full course).
We will only accept the one year Short Course in Further Mathematics if you additionally achieve a 3 in any STEP paper or a Merit in AEA Mathematics.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 points||
including 7,6,6 at Higher Level including HL7 in Mathematics. The total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.
Note: IB students studying the new Maths curriculum would be required to study Analysis and Approaches at Higher Level to meet the subject requirement for this programme
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H1, H2, H2, H2||Must include Mathematics.|
|Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||Not accepted|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AA||Must be combined with three Scottish Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject. Must include grade A in Advanced Higher Mathematics.|
Required subjects: Mathematics and Further Mathematics
Preferred subjects: None
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill|
|Institution's Own Test||Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 6.5|
|PTE Academic||62 overall with a minimum of 59 in each skill|
|TOEFL (iBT)||92 overall with 23 in writing and 20 in the other skills|
|Trinity ISE||Level III (ISEIII) with pass in each skill|
We also accept the English Language component of a number of International and European qualifications as meeting our English Language requirements. These can include GCSE English, the International Baccalaureate, the Abitur or the French Baccalaureat. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band D.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.