BA Mathematics

University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 65,083

Entry Requirements

  • A Level: A*A*A + STEP
  • IB: 40-41 points, with 776 at Higher Level + STEP

English language requirements

  • IELTS – normally a minimum overall grade of 7.5, usually with 7.0 or above in each element
  • EU students – a high grade in English taken as part of a leaving examination (eg the European/French Baccalaureate, Abitur etc) may be acceptable
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English – grade A or B
  • Singapore Integrated Programme (SIP) – may be considered an acceptable English language qualification


Year 1 

  • the study of algebraic systems (such as groups)
  • analysis of calculus
  • probability
  • mathematical methods (such as vector calculus)
  • Newtonian dynamics and Special Relativity

Year 2

  • geometry
  • electromagnetism, quantum mechanics and fluid dynamics
  • applicable mathematics, which includes statistics and optimisation (a rigorous treatment of topics from decision mathematics)
  • numerical analysis

Year 3

  • cryptography
  • algebraic topology
  • number theory
  • cosmology
  • general relativity
  • stochastic financial models
  • waves

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