A very broad course, with options from pure mathematics (e.g. topology, set theory, analysis) and applied mathematics & statistics (e.g. fluids, quantum theory, financial mathematics).
Here are some general resources related to Mathematics.
Course overview 🔗 A good overview of the course with an outline of its structure, entry requirements, and more.
Undergraduate study at the Mathematical Institute 🔗 🌟 Information about teaching, the different maths courses, and application guidance.
Prospectus 🔗 Links to the prospectus, which provides more information about course structure (for joint courses also), admissions, careers and mathematical clubs/societies in Oxford.
Course Handbooks 🔗 🌟 On this page, you can find the course handbooks for the different Maths courses.
'Applying to Oxford for Maths?' 🔗 In this short video, a mathematician at Oxford shares her experiences, why she applied for Maths, and how she went about applying.
Official Oxford Mathematics Institute YouTube channel 🔗 Includes recordings of actual Oxford Mathematics Lectures, both in Pure and Applied Mathematics, public lectures, and some more information about the courses.
Example 1st year tutorial 🔗 🌟 This YouTube video shows a full first year example tutorial, which will give you an excellent insight into how teaching works in the mathematics courses (both single and joint honours).
Breakdown of How to Apply 🔗 General information on the Oxford Admissions Process, selecting a course and college and registering to take the Maths Admissions Test (MAT).
Maths Admissions Test (MAT) information 🔗 🌟 If you are applying for any Maths course at Oxford, you will have to take the MAT. The Oxford Mathematical Institute has produced this handy webpage about the MAT, which includes information on how to register, how the test is marked and past papers which can be found towards the bottom of the page.
Reading Lists 🔗 🌟 These lists, compiled by Balliol College, are for the papers that first-years take. Don’t be intimidated by how long they are; they’re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly, no one reads everything anyway.
Mathematical Institute interview guidance 🔗 This official university webpage contains some example questions which may give you an idea of the kind of things you may be asked at interview.
Maths FAQs 🔗 🌟 These FAQs are on undergraduate Maths at Oxford, mainly on admissions, the MAT and interviews.
Mathsaurus YouTube channel 🔗 Videos made by an ex-Oxford Maths student working through past MAT and STEP questions.
Maths interview advice video 🔗 General advice on interview preparation from students at Oxford and Cambridge studying Maths.
InsideUni Maths interview experiences 🔗 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!