University of Leicester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This is for you if... you are fascinated by the beauty of mathematics and want a thorough understanding of all aspects of mathematics and its applications in our modern world, with a view to embarking on a postgraduate research degree.
For further details, see the full programme summary on our website by clicking on the ‘view course details’ link towards the top of this page. From there you can access specific module information on the ‘Study with us’ pages
As well as lectures, your course will involve regular group meetings, run by both staff and other students, where students’ work is discussed. You will gain experience in presenting mathematical arguments to fellow students, which will enhance and develop your presentation and communication skills.
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||ABB||including Mathematics.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||plus A-Level Mathematics at grade B.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access courses considered require a minimum of 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Distinction. Plus Mathematics A-Level grade B.|
|Scottish Higher||Accepted in combination with other qualifications.|
|AS||AA||2 AS Levels accepted in place of 1 A-Level, accepted in combination with other qualifications, including Mathematics A-Level grade B.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, M2, M2||including Mathematics.|
|Extended Project||BBB including Mathematics plus grade B in EPQ.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points||Including 5 points in HL Mathematics. Maths Studies not accepted.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H2, H3||including H2 in Mathematics.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DM||Accepted when taking A-Level Mathematics.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||D||accepted in combination with other qualifications, including Mathematics A-Level.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||ABB||including Mathematics.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||ABB from two A-Levels including Mathematics and the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate.|
When considering your application, we will look for evidence that you will be able to fulfil the objectives of the programme of study and achieve the standards required. We will take into account a range of factors including previous examination results.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.
For further details of our English Language requirements please see our website