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Mathematics University of Bath Degree level: Undergraduate

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Gain specialist knowledge in pure and/or applied mathematics, preparing you for a variety of technical and non-specialised careers.

Mathematics underlies all the physical sciences and is increasingly involved in biological sciences, social sciences and management. It is needed to make quantitative predictions from scientific theories.

You’ll specialise in pure and/or applied mathematics whilst having the option to study units in statistics, computing, physics, and economics. As with all of our mathematics courses you will have the option to switch after the first year, so you can keep your options open when you apply.

You’ll develop the specialist skills and knowledge for a technical career as well as receiving good training in analytical thinking. This combination of skills and knowledge means you will also be well-suited to non-specialist careers such as computing, financial services and management.

The Master of Mathematics (MMath) course provides you with the same core skills and knowledge of the Bachelor’s but with a greater exposure to research. You’ll study masters level units and a two-semester research project, preparing you for postgraduate study or a career in academic or industrial research.

Teaching
You’ll learn from academics with expertise in different areas of mathematical sciences, including algebra and geometry, analysis, applied and interdisciplinary mathematics, numerical analysis and scientific computing, statistics and probability. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience.

Facilities
You’ll be able to access our Maths and Statistics Help (MASH) centre to get help with revision, tests and coursework. A final-year option also provides the opportunity to use our high-performance computing facility ‘Balena’, which can perform over 110 trillion calculations a second.

You’ll also be supported during your studies by regular small group tutorials and one-to-one meetings with a Personal Tutor.

Careers
You’ll be able to go into a wide variety of careers including in the finance sector as an accountant, actuary or analyst, as a statistician in government or teaching. You’ll also be well suited to roles developing software in commerce or the technology sector.

Recent employers include Aviva, British Telecom, Deloitte, EY, PwC and Tate & Lyle. Many of our graduates also choose to go on to postgraduate study in preparation for academic or industry-based research careers.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code G103
Institution code B16
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level A*AA A*A in Mathematics and Further Mathematics plus either A in a third A Level or B in a third A Level plus grade 2 in any STEP or Merit in the GCE AEA in Mathematics or a suitable score in the MAT.

Alternate A Level offers:

For applicants with AS Further Maths only:

A*AA including A* in Mathematics plus A in AS Level Further Mathematics plus grade 2 in any STEP, Merit in the GCE AEA in Mathematics or a suitable score in the MAT.

For applicants with A Level Mathematics only:

A*A*A including A* in Mathematics (with A in each module) and A in a second scientific or quantitative subject plus grade 2 in any STEP, Merit in the GCE AEA in Mathematics or a suitable score in the MAT.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D2, D3, D3 D2, D3 in Mathematics and Further Mathematics plus either D3 in a third principal subject or M1 in a third principal subject plus grade 2 in any STEP, Merit in the GCE AEA in Mathematics or a suitable score in the MAT.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points 36 points overall and 7, 6, 6 in three Higher Level subjects including 6 in Mathematics or 7, 6, 5 in 3 Higher Level subjects including 7 in Mathematics.
Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) Not accepted
Scottish Advanced Higher AA AA in two Advanced Highers including Mathematics.

We make offers based on Advanced Highers. You will typically be expected to have completed five Scottish Highers and your grades in these will be considered as part of your application. We prefer applicants who have achieved AAAAA in their Highers.

GCSE requirements: GCSE English grade C or 4 (or equivalent from English language category C).

For further qualification information and English Language equivalents, please see: https://www.bath.ac.uk/corporate-information/english-language-requirements-for-uk-qualifications-category-c/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Tuition fees can be found on our web pages and are liable to increase annually. UK, EU and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on tuition fees visit our web pages: http://www.bath.ac.uk/topics/tuition-fees/ For information about our scholarships and bursaries visit: http://www.bath.ac.uk/campaigns/bursaries-and-scholarships-for-undergraduate-students/

Provider information

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University of Bath
Claverton Down
Bath
BA2 7AY


Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions Office

01225 383019