Year 1
Academic year: 2024/25,
Starting in: September
Notes:
Before selecting your outside courses, please refer to the course selection information at https://teaching.maths.ed.ac.uk/main/undergraduate/getting-started/course-selection-and-timetabling
All compulsory courses 'must be passed' before students are permitted to progress to the next year of the programme. This condition is stated clearly in the information below.
Compulsory courses
You must take these courses
Course options
Group A
Select exactly 20 credits in this group.
Maths Y1 Fundamentals
Select between 0 and 20 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
Choose this course if you do not have Advanced Higher Mathematics or you have Grade C or below (or if you have neither Grade A* in A Level Mathematics nor Grade A in A Level Further Mathematics).
AND
Introduction to Data Science
Select between 0 and 20 credits
of the following courses
AND
Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, S, T, W and Y
Students must consult course prerequisites and other requirements carefully when making course choices.
Year 2
Academic year: 2024/25,
Starting in: August
Notes:
Some compulsory courses 'must be passed' before students are permitted to progress to the next year of the programme. This condition is stated clearly in the information below.
Continuing Students - Select courses from Group A
Direct Entry Students - Select courses from Group B
Compulsory courses
You must take these courses
Course options
Group A
Select exactly 40 credits in this group.
MathsPhysics : SVCDE only
Select exactly 20 credits
of the following courses
AND
MathsPhysics : Y2 'compulsory'
Select exactly 10 credits
of the following courses
AND
Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, S, T, W and Y
Students must consult course prerequisites and other requirements carefully when making course choices.
OR
Group B
Select exactly 40 credits in this group.
MathsPhysics : Direct Entry
Select exactly 40 credits
of the following courses
Year 3
Academic year: 2024/25,
Starting in: August
Notes:
Students wishing to undertake a non-compulsory Year Abroad in Year 3 should have achieved 'A' grades in the following courses:
- Introduction to Linear Algebra*
- Proofs and Problem Solving*
- Calculus and its Applications*
- Several Variable Calculus and Differential Equations**
- Fundamentals of Pure Mathematics
* or Direct Entry equivalents - Accelerated Proofs and Problem Solving & Accelerated Algebra and Calculus for Direct Entry.
**Direct Entry students are exempt from the requirement to obtain an 'A' grade in Several Variable Calculus and Differential Equations.
Compulsory courses
You must take these courses
Course options
Group A
Select exactly 60 credits in this group.
HAlg/HAna choice
Select between 20 and 40 credits
of the following courses
AND
MathsPhysics : Y3 physics choice
Select exactly 20 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024 - 25: UTMATHB : Y3 options : SEMESTER 1
Select between 0 and 20 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y3 options : SEMESTER 2
Select between 0 and 20 credits
of the following courses
AND
Undergraduate (School of Physics and Astronomy) Level 9 and 10 courses
Year 4
Academic year: 2024/25,
Starting in: August
There are no compulsory courses in this year of this programme.
Course options
Group A
Select between 20 and 40 credits in this group.
MathPhy : Mathematics Projects
Select between 0 and 40 credits
of the following courses
AND
MathsPhysics : Y4 Physics Projects
Select between 0 and 20 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
Students may take only one of these two courses.
AND
Group B
Select between 80 and 100 credits in this group.
HAlg/HAna choice
Select between 0 and 20 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024 - 25 : UTAPMAT : Full Year
Select between 0 and 20 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
Taking Statistical Case Studies is permissible, but not recommended if you are taking a year-long project: the final deadlines for both will be very close together.
AND
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y4/5 options : SEMESTER 1
Select between 0 and 60 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y4/5 options : Semester 2
Select between 0 and 60 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y4/5 : PGT courses without concession
Select between 0 and 40 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
These Postgraduate Taught courses may be taken by Undergraduate students *without* requiring a concession. (NB. students on Postgraduate taught programmes are given priority in the allocation of places.)
AND
Undergraduate (School of Physics and Astronomy) Level 10 and 11 courses