Mathematics and Statistics at Oxford is a unique joint honours degree which enables you to address the new types of data constantly emerging in society.
Here are some general resources related to Mathematics and Statistics.
Oxford University Course Overview 🔗 🌟 This is the official University guide to the Mathematics and Statistics course.
Video Overview 🔗 This video was produced by the University and looks over the course, including testimonials from students and advice from tutors.
Alternative Prospectus 🔗 The Oxford Student Union has produced this unofficial guide to the Maths and Statistics course, which highlights at its heart how easy it is to switch to Maths and Statistics from a single honours Maths course at Oxford.
Mathematical Institute overview 🔗 🌟 The Oxford maths department has also created a concise overview of the Maths and Stats course.
It is important to note that a Maths and Statistics student studies the exact same course as single-honours Maths students in first year. After the first year, you can choose whatever modules you so desire, and you can easily switch from a Maths degree to Maths and Stats, or vice versa.
2019-20 Course Handbook 🔗 🌟 This is a freely available PDF version of the 2019-20 course handbook for Maths and Statistics. Of course, the material may change between years of entry, but it will give you a good idea of the options for study in each of the years.
Oxford Mathematics Channel 🔗 The Oxford Mathematics department has a fantastic YouTube channel full of public lectures.
Example 1st year tutorial 🔗 🌟 This YouTube video shows a full first year example tutorial, which will give you an excellent insight into how teaching works in the mathematics courses (both single and joint honours).
Reading Lists 🔗 🌟 Balliol College has devised a handy reading list for Mathematics students entering first year (so is useful for first year Maths and Stats too). You might want to get your hands on one. It’s always good to include your critical thought on books in your personal statement.
Overview of the Maths Admissions Test (MAT) 🔗 🌟 The Oxford Mathematical Institute has produced this handy webpage about the MAT, which includes information on how to register, how the test is marked and past papers which can be found towards the bottom of the page.
MAT Syllabus 🔗 Use this to get a sense of what topics may come up on the MAT.
Sample MAT Syllabus Practice Questions 🔗 Take advantage of these practise questions as part of your preparation for the admissions test.
Sample MAT Syllabus Practice question Solutions 🔗 Once you've had a go at some practise questions, see how you did using these solutions.
MathSaurus Channel 🔗 Here there are plenty of videos working through solutions to MAT and STEP questions.
InsideUni Maths and Statistics interview experiences 🔗 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience and share some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!