What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
A*AA/AAA/A*AB, from three A levels, or equivalent, including mathematics at grade A. Evidence of additional achievement in mathematics, such as grade A* in mathematics, grade A in A level further mathematics or grade A in AS level further mathematics, may also be required.
AA including Mathematics plus grade A at unit C100 of Mathematics plus AAABB in Highers or AAA including Mathematics plus grade A at unit C100 of Mathematics or
6 points required in Mathematics at Higher Level
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 offers92%
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
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This course covers many exciting elements of mathematics, from abstract ideas of algebra and number theory to the mathematical modelling of biological phenomena. In addition, this course gives you an exciting opportunity to incorporate a year studying mathematics and related topics at one of our partner institutions abroad, which will widen your horizons, increase your cultural awareness and demonstrate mobility and independence to future employers. During your studies you will have the freedom to focus upon the areas of mathematics that are of most interest to you, and explore new and exciting topics that you may never have encountered before. This course is fully accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. Furthermore, you will have access to outstanding facilities to enhance your studies during your time at Nottingham, including a group workroom, breakout pods and a dedicated computer workroom equipped with specialist software.
Year 1: Applied mathematics; analytical and computational foundations; calculus; foundations of pure mathematics; linear mathematics; probability; statistics. Year 2: Algebra and number theory; complex functions; mathematical analysis; mathematical physics; modelling with differential equations; numerical methods; probability models and methods; professional skills for mathematicians; statistical models and methods. Year 3: Spend abroad. Year 4: Advanced quantum theory; game theory; mathematical finance; mathematical medicine and biology; medical statistics; metric and topological analysis; modelling chaos and disorder; number fields and Galois theory; relativity.
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How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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