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Getting into Maths

Information from Imperial College and the University of Leicester

Typical offers:

  • Mathematics is a highly sort after degree, applicants need to be bright, determined and enthusiastic
  • AAA/AAB
  • You can often find a course with less stringent requirements
  • Further Maths strongly recommended

Which University to recommend:

  • Look at both teaching and research
  • Look carefully at the type of Maths degree being offered
  • Investigate student support, contact hours, tutorials
  • Look carefully at 3rd and 4th year options

UCAS Personal Statment:

  • Must demonstrate motivation for Mathematics
  • Concentrate on academic activities
  • Mention recreational maths activities
  • Describe Maths Challenge/lectures etc
  • Be honest
  • Leave extenuating circumstances to teacher reference
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