Maths

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A flexible course that offers students the chance to study anything from abstract logic to black holes.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Maths.

Overview

Overview ๐Ÿ”— 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 ๐Ÿ”— 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 ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ , which gives a general overview of what studying Maths at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus ๐Ÿ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; itโ€™s written based on studentsโ€™ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as a Maths student is like, compared to official materials.

More things to explore

nrich maths ๐Ÿ”— Have a look at these free online mathematics resources designed to help students develop mathematical reasoning and problem-solving skills.

Application Resources

Reading List ๐Ÿ”— This list of interesting mathematics books and internet sites is mainly intended for sixth-formers planning
to take a degree in mathematics. Donโ€™t be intimidated by how long it is; honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

Admissions test information ๐Ÿ”— Have a look at the Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP), which is the Maths admissions test for Cambridge.

InsideUni Maths interview experiences ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. Weโ€™re biased, but we think theyโ€™re useful!