Applied Mathematics BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Applied Mathematics BSc (Hons)

Applied Mathematics at Aberdeen gives you all the benefits of a top-quality mathematical education in a thriving centre of mathematical teaching and research, with focus on how we apply mathematics to better understand our world today. You will have a great choice of courses, individual attention in small classes, and a challenging syllabus which emphasises reasoning, rigour and application.

Pure maths is about solving problems and developing theories within mathematics but applied maths is more about using mathematical theory to solve problems in other areas, including sci...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

15/09/2025

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
University Office
Regent Walk
King's College
Aberdeen

Application Details

Course Code

G120

Institution Code

A20

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

B,B,B,B

Applicants who have achieved BBBB (or better), are encouraged to apply and will be considered. Good performance in additional Highers/ Advanced Highers may be required. Must achieve at least BB from two science or mathematics subjects. C at Advanced Higher may substitute for B at Higher. Standard Grades 1, 2 or 3 or Int 2, or National 5 at grades A, B or C in English, Mathematics and in either Chemistry or Physics.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

A minimum of 32 points, with a minimum of 5 points at HL required from 2 Science or Maths subjects. For Second Year entry: a minimum of 34 points with a minimum of 6 at HL in the subject(s) nominated for Honours. A minimum of Standard Level English and Maths also required.

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

DDM

A minimum of DDM with the main subjects being Science or Maths. Also required: GCSE at C or above in English or English Language, Mathematics and in either Chemistry, or Physics or Dual Award Science.

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

H2,H2,H2,H3,H3

5 subjects at Higher, with 3 at H2 and 2 at H3. 2 Science or Mathematics subjects required at minimum H3.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B,B

For Second Year entry a minimum of 3 AH at ABB, a minimum of two must be Science or Maths subjects (including the subject(s) nominated for Honours). Standard Grades 1, 2 or 3 or Int 2, or National 5 at grades A, B or C in English, Mathematics and in either Chemistry or Physics.

Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)

Pass

Foundation Apprenticeship: One FA is equivalent to a Higher at A. It cannot replace any required subjects.

A level

B,B,C

A minimum of 3 A Levels at BBC - at least 2 from Science or Maths subjects. To be considered for entry into Second Year, a minimum of 3 A Levels at ABB, with AB from 2 science or maths subjects (including the subject(s) nominated for Honours - an A in the subject for Single Honours or AB in the subjects for Joint Honours). Also required: GCSE at C or above in English or English Language, Mathematics and in either Chemistry, or Physics or Dual Award Science.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £24,800

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