What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Alternatively, ABC with an A in A level Mathematics and either a B in A level Further Mathematics or an A in AS level Further Mathematics. Mathematics at grade A.
Mathematics at grade A
Mathematics at grade 6 at Higher Level.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-153 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers97%
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
Mathematics plays a key role in many aspects of modern life, from technological development to data analysis. During the first two years, you will study the main aspects of mathematics and develop your knowledge in areas such as algebra, analysis, calculus and differential equations. In the final year of the degree, you can explore areas of interest in greater depth. The vast majority of modules in this year are optional and include subjects from pure and applied mathematics and statistics, such as number theory, mathematical biology, numerical analysis and multivariate data analysis. During this year, you will have the option to undertake a project on a mathematical or statistical topic and produce a report and presentation. You have the option of studying this degree over four years with a placement year in industry.
Samples modules may include: • Calculus • Water waves • Medical statistics • Mathematical biology • Number theory Check our website for more details of the course structure.
The University of Reading is based on the beautiful Whiteknights campus and is perfectly situated with excellent links around the country. Firm choice applicants are guaranteed a place in halls, all with individual character. The Students' Union has a good working relationship with the University and hosts the largest entertainment venue in the area plus the UK's largest SU shop.
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