University of Sheffield has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Sheffield is among the Russell Group top ten for research output in this discipline, so you can expect to encounter concepts that will expand your horizons. The fourth year includes a major research project, led by an academic. Our expertise covers a lot of ground, including scientific programming and practical and applied statistics.
Our graduates continue to surprise us, pursuing careers in everything from advertising to weather forecasting. Many go into finance, as accountants or actuaries, with firms like KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Other employers include GCHQ, British Airways and the European Space Agency.
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
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAA||including Mathematics|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*DD||in a relevant subject with Distinctions in Mathematics units|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 39 credits
M: 6 credits
P: 0 credits
|60 credits overall with Distinctions in 39 Level 3 credits, including Mathematics units, plus Merits in 6 Level 3 credits|
|Scottish Higher||AAAAB||plus grade AA including Mathematics at Scottish Advanced Highers|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, D3||including Mathematics|
|Extended Project||A||plus AAB including an A in Mathematics. The Extended Project should be in a relevant subject.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE English at grade C or grade 4|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 points||including 6 in Higher Level Mathematics|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H2, H2, H2||including Mathematics|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DD||in a relevant subject plus grade A in A Level Mathematics|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||A||plus AA including Mathematics|
Entry requirements should also be read alongside our other Admissions policies at: www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/policies
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
The University of Sheffield Bursary is available to home students who have a household income of £40,000 or less. You may also be eligible for an additional £250 per year depending on your postcode and grades. We use the details you submit to Student Finance and UCAS to assess your eligibility for a bursary. You don’t need to apply; if you’re eligible you’ll receive an award for each year of your course. If you're a care leaver, care for an ill or disabled family member or are estranged from your parents or guardian you may be eligible for an enhanced bursary of £4,500 per year. The University also offers a number of scholarships to help you fund your studies and enhance your learning experience. Use our Student Funding Calculator to check what funding your could be eligible for - www.sheffield.ac.uk/funding/calculator. Further information - www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding