Mathematics and Statistics

Specific A Level Entry Requirements:  A Level Mathematics

Lancaster is one of the UK's major centres in mathematics and statistics and has earned a well-deserved reputation for top-quality teaching and world-class research.

For more information, please read our guide on how Pathways work.

Single Mathematics

Single Maths allows students to continue their study of Maths at degree level in a top ranking department. This pathway focuses on both pure mathematics and statistics with an emphasis on solving practical problems.

Year OneYear TwoYear Three
Mandatory modules Optional modules Optional modules
Calculus Abstract Algebra Bayesian Interference
Further Calculus Computational Mathematics Combinatorics
Linear Algebra Linear Algebra II Elliptic Curves
Probability Probability II Financial Mathematics
Statistics Statistics II Geometry of Curves and Surfaces
    Graph Theory
    Groups and Symmetry
    Likelihood Inference
    Mathematical Education
    Medical Statistics
    Multivariate Statistics in Machine Learing
    Number Theory
    Representation Theory of Finite Groups
    Rings, Fields and Polynomials
    Statistical Models
    Stochastic Processes

Double Mathematics

If you wish to focus your studies on mathematics, we also offer a double-weighted pathway that allows you to study the subject in greater detail. This incorporates the modules listed above and gives students the opportunity to concentrate on theoretical problems.

As per Single Mathematics, plus:

Year OneYear TwoYear Three
Mandatory modules Optional modules Optional modules
Convergence and Continuity Complex Analysis Differential Equations
Discrete Mathematics Project Skills Hilbert Space
Geometry and Calculus Real Analysis Lebesgue Integration
Integration and Differentiation   Linear Systems
Numbers and Relations   Metric Spaces
    Probability and Measure
    Project Skills

To study on any particular Pathway you must meet the entry requirements of that subject. The information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research. For more information, please read our guide on how Pathways work.