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Faculty of Mathematics


The University of Cambridge undergraduate mathematics course is widely regarded as the best mathematics degree of its kind in the UK. Lecture courses are taught by some of the top mathematicians in the country, and you will receive both unparalleled learning support and outstanding pastoral care.

These pages provide information about the undergraduate mathematics course and how to apply.

Why study here?

  • One of the very best Mathematics courses in the UK: 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
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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

  • Faculty Open Days: Saturday 29 April and Saturday 6 May 2017

  • University Open Days: Thursday 6 July and Friday 7 July 2017

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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 first round of application for 2017 entry has now passed.
There is an additional deadline of 1 March 2017 for mature students only for 2017 entry.

Guide to Admissions and other useful documents.

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Hear from Cambridge staff and students

Watch this video to learn more about the course and admissions interviews from Cambridge 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.