Mathematics and Philosophy BA (Joint Hons) Add to your prospectus

  • Offers study abroad opportunities Offers study abroad opportunities
  • Opportunity to study for a year in China Offers a Year in China

Key information


  • Course length: 3 years
  • UCAS code: GV15
  • Year of entry: 2018
  • Typical offer: A-level : ABB / IB : 33 including 6 in HL Mathematics with no score less than 4 / BTEC : Applications considered
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Entry Requirements

A level offerABB
Subject requirementsA level Mathematics at grade A or equivalent
BTEC Level 3 Extended DiplomaApplications considered when combined with A Level Mathematics at grade A. BTEC applications are encouraged. We evaluate each BTEC application on its merits and may make offers at DDM, with 100 out of 180 credits at Distinction.
International Baccalaureate33 including 6 in HL Mathematics with no score less than 4
Irish Leaving CertificateH1, H1, H2, H2 including H1 in Mathematics
Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherScottish Highers at AABBB plus Scottish Advanced Highers grade A in Maths or Scottish Advanced Highers at ABB including Maths at grade A, combinations are also welcome.
Welsh Baccalaureate AdvancedAccepted including A Level Mathematics at grade A and another A Level at grade B
EU entry requirementsEU Qualifications
AccessAccess to HE Diploma in a relevant subject including Distinctions in units in Mathematics
International entry informationYour country
Extended Project QualificationApplicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be ABB or BBB plus A in the EPQ.
Mature students and access courses

Studying for a degree later in life can be highly rewarding and our mature students are among some of our most successful. However, we appreciate that it is a big step for you to take, and that you’ll have lots of questions that you’ll want to discuss with us. We’re here to help, so please do get in touch.

Our Mature Students and Access courses pages contain lots of information and, importantly, a point of contact to talk things through with you.

General Studies

Most (see exceptions below) of our non-clinical programmes welcome General Studies as one of three A levels upon which we make an offer. However, applicants may offer only one of General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies among their three A levels.

General Studies is not considered for:

  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Dentistry
  • Life Sciences
  • Management School
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthoptics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Veterinary Science