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Faculty of Mathematics


The University of Cambridge undergraduate mathematics course is widely regarded as one of the very best mathematics degrees of its kind. Lecture courses are taught by some of the world's top mathematicians, and you will receive both unparalleled learning support and outstanding pastoral care.

Why study here?

  • One of the very best Mathematics courses in the world: three year BA with optional fourth year MMath
  • Tuition typically in groups of 1-2 students throughout the first three years of your undergraduate course
  • Cambridge is again ranked first for Mathematics in the University League Tables 2019
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What do we look for?

Typical offer: A*A*A at A-level and conditions based on STEP, but there is a great deal of flexibility.
Check out the help available for Further Maths and for STEP.
See what qualities we look for in a candidate.

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Come and find out for yourself

  • University Open Days on Thursday 4 July and Friday 5 July 2019

  • The Faculty Open Days were on Saturday 27 April and Saturday 4 May 2019

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How to apply

Applications are through UCAS, as for other Universities. However, at Cambridge the process starts earlier to allow time for considering applications and interviewing candidates.

Deadline: the deadlines of 15 October 2018 and 1 March 2019 (mature students only) for entry in October 2019 have now passed.

The next deadline is 15 October 2019, for entry in October 2020.

Guide to Admissions and other useful documents.

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Hear from Cambridge staff and students

Watch this and other videos to learn more about the course and admissions interviews from staff and students.

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Other useful information

Links to the Faculty of Mathematics Guide to Admissions booklet, a suggested reading list and more.

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Further Information

If you have questions not answered in these pages, please contact the Faculty Undergraduate Admissions Office:

Phone: +44(0)1223 766879

Undergraduate Admissions,
Faculty of Mathematics,
Centre for Mathematical Sciences,
Wilberforce Road,
Cambridge CB3 0WA,
United Kingdom.