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Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Maths.


Overview πŸ”— This is the Maths section of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites.

Faculty website πŸ”— This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The most important of them is the Faculty of Mathematics undergrad prospectus πŸ”— 🌟 , which gives a general overview of what studying Maths at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus πŸ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; it’s written based on students’ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as a Maths student is like, compared to official materials.


nrich maths πŸ”— Have a look at these free online mathematics resources designed to help students develop mathematical reasoning and problem-solving skills.

Application Resources

Reading Lists πŸ”— These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Don’t be intimidated by how long they are; they’re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ πŸ”— 🌟 Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

Admissions test information πŸ”— Have a look at the Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP), which is the Maths admissions test for Cambridge.

InsideUni Maths interview experiences πŸ”— 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!

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