### About the Test of Mathematics for University Admission

The Test of Mathematics for University Admission is designed to give you the opportunity to demonstrate that you have the essential mathematical thinking and reasoning skills needed for a demanding undergraduate Mathematics or Mathematics-related course.

**If you are applying to study Mathematics courses at Durham University and/or Lancaster University, you are encouraged to take this test as part of your application.** The test is not compulsory, however a good performance on this test may result in a reduced offer.

**Durham University applicants**

Candidates should be aware that a score of 5.5 or more might result in a lower offer to read mathematics at Durham University. Candidates who have scored 5.5 or above are advised to consider releasing their overall score to Durham if they have not already done so.

**Lancaster University applicants**

Candidates should be aware that a score of 4.5 or more will be considered for a lower offer to read an undergraduate degree administered by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Lancaster University. Candidates who have scored 4.5 or above are advised to consider releasing their overall score to Lancaster if they have not already done so.

The degree schemes administered by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Lancaster University are Mathematics, Mathematics with Statistics, Statistics, Computer Science & Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, and Mathematics & Philosophy.

You will also be able to share your results with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) if you're applying to study Mathematics and Economics or Mathematics with Economics.

The full list of degrees which will take the scores for the Test of Mathematics for University Admission into account can be found when candidates log on to Metritests to check their scores and allocate them to the University.

### Test format

The Test of Mathematics for University Admission is a two-hour multiple-choice test. It has two papers which are taken consecutively.