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Mathematics, MMath

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
Bolton, United Kingdom
If you want to carve out a future in industry, business or any niche where number skills are a necessity, our MMath Mathematics programme could put you on the pathway to fulfilling your potential.
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Studying both traditional pure and applied maths, you’ll have the opportunity to build your knowledge of the subject’s fundamentals, as well as delve deeper into specific areas of mathematics like abstract algebra, calculus and mathematical modelling. As you progress along the course syllabus, you’ll encounter higher level material and have the opportunity to follow your own interests, studying a topic of your choice for your dissertation module.

This integrated Master’s course aims to build on the traditional knowledge and skills developed at bachelor’s level by providing a vocational element, offering opportunities to develop transferable key skills and pursue optional work placement modules. The material taught on this course has industrial, environmental and financial applications across a variety of career pathways, including academic research, IT, banking and economics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Abstract Algebra
  • The Mathematician in Society
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Statistics and Probability
  • Algorithms and Structured Programming

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    480 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Your Level 3 subjects must include mathematics; for instance, A-level Mathematics or IMA Polymaths Certificate (with a score of at least 900 out of 1200 points). Preference will be given to applicants with grade B or above in A-level Mathematics and to candidates who have successfully completed Further Mathematics at A-level.
  • You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English.
  • If you don’t meet the entry requirements for this course please consider our BSc (Hons) Mathematics or Polymaths courses.
  • You may be required to attend an interview, provide a portfolio of work and take a diagnostic assessment.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Bolton

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • Tuition fee loan - Covers the course's cost and is payable once you have finished it and you are earning over £21,000. 
  • Maintenance loan – £8,430 and is available for full-time students who are not living with their parents. For those who are living at home with their parents, the loan is £7,097.
  • Students in receipt of the maximum special support element of maintenance loan could benefit from an increase up to £9,609. Only students who do not live at home can access it.
  • Students aged 60 or over – maximum loan is of £3,566
  • For full time students who have dependent children - £1,617 depending on the household income.
  • For full time students with adult dependents - £2,834 depending on the household income. 

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