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Master of Mathematics - MMath years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Mathematics
Student score
88% HIGH
% employed or in further study
85% LOW
Average graduate salary
£18k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

To include minimum grade C at A2 in Mathematics.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate

To include Mathematics at Higher Level grade 5.

UCAS tariff points

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112-120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

Not available

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

The MMath is an integrated four year undergraduate Masters course that will enable you to gain a detailed understanding of a range of mathematics, statistics and operational research topics. The course has sufficient flexibility to allow you to select areas of study that will develop your knowledge, experience and skills appropriate to a wide range of mathematics-related careers, and it will especially develop your skills in using mathematical software to solve real-world problems. Typical areas of study include pure mathematics, mathematical software, statistics, operational research, financial mathematics, number theory and cryptography, mathematics for computer graphics, numerical methods for solving differential equations, mathematical modelling, dynamical systems and chaos theory. The MMath will allow you to take units in the fourth year along with a major project which will develop your computational skills in our research areas of differential equations and dynamical systems, and computational fluid dynamics. Features and benefits of the course: - This course has an optional placement year in industry. 96% of BSc (Hons) Mathematics students say that the staff are good at explaining things.* Mathematics was voted best course in the 2012 MMU Students' Union teaching awards and has been shortlisted for four successive years. In the 2017 National Student Survey, mathematics students gave this course an overall 96% satisfaction rating. We recently invested £300k in hardware upgrades across the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Our excellent facilities include ten new state-of-the-art teaching laboratories equipped with high-specification PCs and Apple Macs with high performance systems and specialist software tools which work on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. You will make extensive use of mathematical software packages such as MATLAB, Minitab and SPSS to solve real-world problems - experience which is highly sought after by employers. Our degree courses are approved by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. *From 55 (85%) students who responded to the 2015 National Student Survey.


Manchester Metropolitan University

The uni - with a new £75 million Business School and Student Hub

MMU is a thriving and diverse community of students from all professions ranging from artists and teachers to business leaders and scientists. Whatever course you choose you'll have access to great industry links and opportunities in one of the UK's most popular student cities. We're two thirds of the way through a £350 million building programme including a new students' union planned for 2014.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 94%
Student score 88% HIGH
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
5% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
38% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
3% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
306 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
81% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
11% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 85% LOW
Average graduate salary £18k LOW
Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals


Graduates who are public services and other associate professionals


Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Want to feel needed? This is one of the most flexible degrees of all and with so much of modern work being based on data, there are options everywhere for maths graduates. With all that training in handling figures, it's hardly surprising that a lot of maths graduates go into well-paid jobs in the IT or finance industries, and last year, a maths graduate in London could expect a very respectable average starting salary of £27k. And we're always short of teachers in maths, so that is an excellent option for anyone wanting to help the next generation. And if you want a research job, you'll want a doctorate — and a really good maths doctorate will get you all sorts of interest from academia and finance — and might secure some of the highest salaries going for new leavers from university.
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