Mathematical Studies BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Mathematical Studies BSc (Hons)

“The greatest mathematicians, as Archimedes, Newton and Gauss, always united theory and applications in equal measure.” – Felix Klein

Mathematics is intrinsically beautiful and satisfying to study but perhaps the true skills lie in applying it to the challenges and intricacies of the world we all live in. Our Mathematical Studies programme is firmly rooted in the key concepts and techniques of mathematics, from the abstract to the practical, but it also allows you to pursue studies in related fields and to build a skill set that is unique to you and your personal interests....

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Course Information

Study Mode



3 Years

Start Date



Main Site

Course Address
Royal Holloway
University Of London
Egham Hill

Application Details

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Institution Code


Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


Including A in Maths

Access to HE Diploma


Pass in a relevant subject with at least 24 level 3 credits at Distinction, 15 of which must be in Maths units at Distinction, and the remaining level 3 credits at Merit, plus A-level Maths grade A. Please note that the Access to Higher Education Diploma will only be acceptable if the applicant has had a considerable break from education.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


6,5,4 at Higher Level, including 6 in Higher Level Maths, with a minimum of 32 points overall

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


H2,H2,H2,H3,H3 at Higher Level including H2 in Mathematics at Higher Level.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

We require at least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9 - 4 including English and Mathematics.

Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)


Plus A-level Maths grade A.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


Plus A-level Maths grade A.

Scottish Advanced Higher



Including A in Maths.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Applicants with the Cambridge Pre-U are strongly encouraged to apply to Royal Holloway. Offers will be made on the basis of equivalent A-Level grades as can be found on the Royal Holloway website.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Requirements are as for A-levels where one non-subject-specified A-level can be replaced by the same grade in the Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)


Distinction plus A-levels grades AB including Maths grade A.

A level



Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required. Socio-economics factors which may have impacted an applicant's education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants. Required: A-level Grade A in Mathematics.

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