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Faculty of Mathematics



  • Download the Faculty of Mathematics Guide to Admissions booklet.
  • Information about the Mathematics with Physics option
  • Information is also available especially for Scottish candidates.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about admissions in mathematics.
  • A brief introduction to the Cambridge Undergraduate course in mathematics.
  • This reading list contains a selection of books which should appeal to anyone considering studying mathematics as a degree, not just applicants to Cambridge.
  • This workbook is a booklet of fairly straightforward questions intended for students to work through shortly before they arrive in Cambridge to check that there are no gaps in their mathematical knowledge.


The Careers for Mathematicians page has general information and many useful links. Also available:


Cambridge mathematics has an illustrious and colourful history. Find out more from: