Department of Mathematical Sciences

Recommendations for incoming students

Revision from A-level

The most important thing is to be confident with the mathematics that you have studied already. We recommend that you top up on your understanding of

There’s lots of online material on all of these topics. Some of these topics are from A-level Further Mathematics and will be covered again when you come to Bath.

Example lecture

Here is an example lecture by Kit Yates, one of our lecturing staff, on mathematical proof, consisting of

with notes and a work sheet that you can try out.

Study Skills

Learning at university is a very different experience to college. Here’s a few books that help you develop good study skills for a mathematics degree.

Course books