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 60 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 50 credits in this group.
Facets of Mathematics
Select between 0 and 10 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
*This is a RECOMMENDED course*
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 3
Academic year: 2024/25,
Starting in: August
Notes:
1. Students must take a minimum of 70 credits of Statistics courses during Honours years. The Year 3 compulsory courses (Statistical Methodology and Statistical Computing) count toward this 70 credit total, as does a Year 4 project in an agreed statistical area.
2. 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)
Compulsory courses
You must take these courses
Course options
Group A
Select exactly 100 credits in this group.
HAlg/HAna/HCoV/HDEq choice
Select between 20 and 80 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check prerequisites for Year 3 and 4 courses before choosing Honours courses to ensure that they do not limit their future choices.
AND
2024-25: UTMATST: Y3 statistics options
Select between 0 and 40 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
These courses count towards the minimum of 70 credits of statistics courses required during Honours years.
AND
2024 -25 : UTMATHST : Y3 Options : Semester 1
Select between 0 and 30 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024 - 25 : UTMATST : Y3 Options : Semester 2
Select between 0 and 60 credits
of the following courses
AND
Level 9 and 10 courses in Schedules A to Q, S, T and W
Students must consult course prerequisites and other requirements carefully when making course choices.
Year 4
Academic year: 2024/25,
Starting in: August
Notes:
Students need to take a minimum of 70 credits of Statistics courses during Honours years. A project in an agreed statistical area will count towards this total.
There are no compulsory courses in this year of this programme.
Course options
Group A
Select exactly 120 credits in this group.
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y4/5 synoptic L10/11
Select between 20 and 40 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
The 'Mathematics Dissertation' is recommended only for students who are confident in their ability to work at a more advanced level. Students wishing to undertake the dissertation must have an 'A' average in their Year 3 courses and are required to obtain permission from the Projects Coordinator.
Taking Statistical Case Studies together with Mathematics Project is not recommended, as both are year-long courses with final deadlines very close together.
AND
2024-25: UTMATST : Y4/5 : Statistics L10/11
Select between 0 and 100 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
These courses count towards the minimum of 70 credits of statistics courses required during Honours years. Please note these are a mix of undergraduate courses and taught postgraduate courses that can be taken without concession.
AND
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y4/5 options : FULL YEAR
Select between 0 and 20 credits
of the following courses
AND
HAlg/HAna/HCoV/HDEq - Y4 choices - UTMATST
Select between 0 and 60 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024 - 25 : UTMATST : YR4 Options : Semester 1
Select between 0 and 60 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024 - 25 : UTMATST : YR4 Options : Semester 2
Select between 0 and 60 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024 - 25 : UTMATST : 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
Level 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W