What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers89%
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.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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
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
A BSc (Hons) Mathematics degree is a chance to develop skills that are practical, versatile and in demand in today’s economy. You could graduate with mathematical expertise, which having a variety of industrial and technical applications, is sought after by many employers. Exploring mathematics in our BSc (Hons) degree course helps you to develop logical and creative problem solving skills. This is why our maths graduates are so sought after. With a mix of pure and applied mathematics plus some numerical analysis, you’ll have the opportunity to become skilled at a variety of mathematical topics. You’ll also have the chance to pursue an area of particular interest through a dissertation in your final year. This course enables you to expand your understanding of mathematical theories and methods and apply them to issues found in the real world. You’ll also develop useful transferable skills, such as team work, problem solving and personal communication. Additional topics have been included, mainly during your final year, to introduce you to areas of current interest that will lead you naturally towards areas of research.
The course includes the following modules: LEVEL 1: Mathematical Methods; Abstract Algebra; The Mathematician in Society; Calculus; Structured Programming; Algorithms and Applications. LEVEL 2: Further Mathematical Methods; Vector Calculus; Dynamics; Real Analysis; Numerical Analysis; Linear Algebra. LEVEL 3: You take a dissertation and four taught modules chosen from: Further Linear Algebra; Complex Variables; Ring Theory; Numerical Solution of Differential Equations; Fluid Dynamics; Partial Differential Equations; Group Theory.
With a student body of around 13,000 you will get the best of all worlds at Bolton. You will be based on a modern, compact campus where no-one feels anonymous and, with small teaching groups on many courses, you can be sure you are a name, not just a number. Bolton itself is a friendly, thriving town close to the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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