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Undergraduate Admissions


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.

Read more at: Why study here?

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 ranked top for Mathematics in the University League Tables 2023

Read more at: What do we look for?

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.

Read more at: Faculty Open Days - Undergraduate Mathematical Tripos

Faculty Open Days - Undergraduate Mathematical Tripos

  • Faculty Open Days: Saturday 27 April and Saturday 4 May 2024
  • University Open Days: Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July 2024 - Virtual Tour still available
  • Download outreach posters from some of our other events

Read more at: Hear from Cambridge staff and students

Hear from Cambridge staff and students

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

Read more at: How to apply

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: 18:00 (UK time) on 16 October 2023 for entry in October 2024.
For mature students only (21 or over at entry), there is an additional deadline of 1 March 2024 for entry in October 2024.

Guide to Admissions and other useful documents.

Read more at: Other useful information

Other useful information

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

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.