Problem Solving Matters

Problem Solving Matters

Developing the problem solving skills necessary for the Mathematics Admission Test and the Test of Mathematics for University Admission

This course for year 12 students from state-funded schools, academies and colleges who are interested in applying for places at Oxford University, Imperial College, Durham University and Warwick University to study Mathematics.

Students applying for places to study Mathematics or Computer Science courses (including joint honours) at Oxford University and any Mathematics undergraduate course at Imperial College, London will be required to sit the Mathematics Admission Test (MAT) as one part of the admissions process. Students applying for Mathematics at Durham University or Warwick University may be required to sit the MAT or TMUA (Test of Mathematics for University Admission) examination.

This course is designed to prepare students for the way they will have to think to achieve success in the MAT, TMUA and other problem-solving mathematics examinations by developing their mathematical thinking and problem solving skills.

Applications for this course are now closed. There are many excellent free online resources to help you develop problem solving skills. Please see the Maths Admissions Test page for links and resources.