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The research-informed MMath Mathematics degree aims to provide a fundamental education in mathematics, including pure and applied mathematics. There will be opportunities for students to develop high-level mathematical and problem-solving skills and to apply these in a variety of contexts. Students will also have the chance to work alongside fellow undergraduates and academic staff on projects. The four-year MMath course is designed for those seeking to develop advanced mathematical skills. The first three years are common with the BSc (Hons) Mathematics course, while the fourth year offers the opportunity to study more advanced topics in greater depth. The MMath also gives students the opportunity to undertake a significant individual project.
In the first year you have the chance to benefit from an additional three hours per week of problem solving tutorials. In addition, the School of Mathematics and Physics runs a tutor system for first year students, providing one hour weekly tutor sessions in small groups. The first three years are common with the BSc Mathematics; in the fourth year you are expected to progress to more advanced and in-depth topics, with a greater proportion of independent project work. You study a broad range of mathematical topics, comprising both compulsory and elective modules. For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.
The way students will be assessed on this course will vary for each module. It could include coursework, such as a dissertation or essay, written and practical exams, portfolio development, group work or presentations to name some examples. Throughout this degree, students may receive tuition from professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, researchers, practitioners, visiting experts or technicians, and they may be supported in their learning by other students.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
- Year 4
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||
From a minimum of 3 A Levels or equivalent qualifications.
To include 40 UCAS Tariff points from A Level Maths or equivalent qualification.
|A level||BBB||To include grade B from A Level Maths.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||
BTEC qualifications may be considered with a grade B in A Level Maths.
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|Access to HE Diploma||45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 120 UCAS Tariff points, including 40 points from 15 credits in Maths|
120 UCAS Tariff points to include 40 points from an Advanced Higher in Maths.
A combination of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English and Maths. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may also be considered.
EU and Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. For information regarding other English language qualifications we accept, please visit the English Requirements page https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points||To include Higher Level Grade 5 in Maths.|
The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications.
We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.
For applicants who do not meet our standard entry requirements, our Science Foundation Year can provide an alternative route of entry onto our full degree programmes:
If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email email@example.com
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|