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Main entry requirements
We typically accept the following results at GCE A level: A* (Mathematics) AA - A (Mathematics) AA We do not accept General Studies A level. A-level Further Maths is preferred but not essential. Those offering Further Maths are more likely to receive the AAA offer.
We normally require grades AAABB in Scottish Highers. In addition, Scottish Advanced Highers A (Maths) AA are usually required. English Language and Mathematics not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (minimum National 5 grade C / Intermediate 2 grade C / Standard Grade Credit level grade 3). If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact the Academic School(s) you plan to apply to.
We normally require grades AAABB in Scottish Highers. In addition, Scottish Advanced Highers A(Maths) AA are required. English Language and Mathematics not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (minimum National 5 grade C / Intermediate 2 grade C / Standard Grade Credit level grade 3). If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact the Academic School(s) you plan to apply to.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma We consider the National Diploma for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full National Diploma with grades D*D* plus an A Level in Mathematics at grade A or A*.
We consider the National Foundation Diploma for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full National Foundation Diploma with grade D* plus additional level 3 qualifications such as A Level grades A or A*(Maths) and A in another subject.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma We consider the National Extended Diploma for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full National Extended Diploma with grades D*DD plus an A Level in Mathematics at grade A.
34 points overall including 18 points at Higher Level. Higher Level points must include 6 in Mathematics.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 144-152 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers86%
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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
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This flexible single-honours undergraduate Masters degree programme offers you the widest choice of options, ideal if you are mathematically gifted and wish to keep your options open. You get good all-round mathematical knowledge together with the ability to experience more specialised results, methods and ideas. You can choose courses from other disciplines and from a huge variety of mathematics options allowing you to graduate with finely-honed skills in your own chosen areas. You get an education in sufficient depth in these specialised areas to enable you to undertake postgraduate studies, conduct mathematical research or work as a specialist mathematician in industry, business or higher education. The programme has a core of basic mathematics which provides you with the fundamental mathematical knowledge and skills, and the basis for more advanced work later on. This core material is covered in the first three semesters, up to the mid-point of your second year. You develop your capacity to learn and apply mathematical ideas, to understand the significance and power of mathematics, and to acquire a thorough knowledge and understanding of those mathematical topics that any employer would expect of a mathematics graduate. After your first three semesters, you choose your lecture courses from a widening range of options in order that you can pursue whichever areas of mathematics most interest you. You can also, from your second year onwards, choose options from other subject areas.
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