Lucy Cavendish has a small but dedicated Mathematics community, and recent undergraduates have excelled in all parts of the course.
The Cambridge undergraduate mathematics course, known as the Mathematical Tripos, is internationally renowned. Highly challenging but also equally rewarding, it is wide-ranging and flexible, giving scope to students to determine their own work load and pattern. It offers a springboard to success in a variety of sectors, including business, commerce, industry and academia.
Typical offers require
- A Level: A*A*A + STEP
- IB: 40-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level + STEP
For other qualifications, see the main entrance requirements pages on the University website.
For A Levels: A* grades in both Mathematics and Further Mathematics, or equivalent, are essential
For IB: Higher Level Mathematics, or equivalent, are essential
Offers usually include grade 1 or above in the Sixth Term Examination Papers (STEP) papers 2 and 3
As a College, we take part in the Mathematics flexible offer scheme for Widening Participation students, you can find out more here.
Mature students and those taking other qualifications are encouraged to contact our Admissions Office, to discuss the entry requirements for their qualifications.
Number of students
We aim to admit around five students per year.
We don't require applicants to undertake an admissions assessment for Mathematics.
Applicants are not expected to submit written work.