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.
Maths : Y2 options
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 4
Academic year: 2024/25,
Starting in: August
Notes:
1. 120 credits of Level 11 Mathematics courses (MATH11XXX) MUST be taken across Years 4 and 5 of study.
Two types of Level 11 course exist: undergraduate and postgraduate. Level 11 courses labelled as postgraduate in the DRPS can only be taken by MMath students:
a) if they are included in the optional courses listed in Collection A of the DPT;
and / or
b) if the 'Prerequisites' and 'Other Requirements' sections of the DRPS course catalogue entry indicate that the course is available to undergraduate as well as postgraduate students.
(Please note that where there are restrictions on the number of places available on a course, students on postgraduate taught programmes will be given priority over undergraduate students.)
2. Students wishing to undertake a non-compulsory Year Abroad in Year 4 of the MMath programme should have:
a) 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)
AND
b) achieved at least 70% in the four Honours courses:
There are no compulsory courses in this year of this programme.
Course options
Group A
Select exactly 120 credits in this group.
UTMATHB : Y4/5 synoptic L10
Select between 20 and 40 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
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: UTMATHB : Y4/5 options : FULL YEAR
Select between 0 and 20 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y4/5 options : SEMESTER 1
Select between 0 and 60 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
SEMESTER 1 courses
AND
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y4/5 options : Semester 2
Select between 0 and 60 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
SEMESTER 2 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
Level 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
Students must consult course prerequisites and other requirements carefully when making course choices.
Year 5
Academic year: 2024/25,
Starting in: August
Notes:
120 credits of Level 11 Mathematics courses (MATH11XXX) MUST be taken across Years 4 and 5 of study.
Two types of Level 11 course exist: undergraduate and postgraduate. Level 11 courses labelled as postgraduate in the DRPS can only be taken by MMath students:
a) if they are included in the optional courses listed in Collection A of the DPT;
and / or
b) if the 'Prerequisites' and 'Other Requirements' sections of the DRPS course
catalogue entry indicate that the course is available to undergraduate as well
as postgraduate students.
(Please note that where there are restrictions on the number of places available on a course, students on postgraduate taught programmes will be given priority over undergraduate students.)
Compulsory courses
You must take these courses
Course options
Group A
Select exactly 80 credits in this group.
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y4/5 options : FULL YEAR
Select between 0 and 20 credits
of the following courses
AND
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y4/5 options : SEMESTER 1
Select between 0 and 50 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
SEMESTER 1 courses
AND
2024-25: UTMATHB : Y4/5 options : Semester 2
Select between 0 and 50 credits
of the following courses
Notes:
SEMESTER 2 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
Level 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W