Applied Mathematics

Gain a deeper understanding of maths during this dynamic and challenging week. Consider the nature of proof and the extent to which Mathematics can provide clear cut answers to nature, the universe and life, with lectures and workshops on topics such as coding, probability and irrational numbers.
Course objective:
  • To allow students to consider the nature of proof and the extent to which Mathematics can provide clear cut answers to nature, the universe and life.
Maths
Course dates
24 - 28 June 2019
Course sponsor
Course format
  • This course will be delivered using a variety of methods including interactive lectures, presentations and group discussions. 
  • There will be an opportunity for students to carry out some problem solving and to present their conclusions.
  • A guest speaker and a visit will also be included.
Tutors
Paul Cook gained his PhD in Acoustics from the University of Cambridge and has tutored on this annual residential course for over ten years. He is a contract engineer in digital signal processing.  

 Sean Elvidge completed his PhD which involved investigating new techniques in ionospheric modelling at the University of Birmingham. He has a master's degree in Mathematics. 
Costs
With thanks to our supporters, the costs of our courses are subsidized. The price of £325 includes accommodation, tutoring, trips and all meals. 

Students at fee paying schools will need to pay the full cost of £817.
Student feedback
"It has improved my maths ability and sparked a desire to study maths that led to me applying to Oxford." 

"It gave me more confidence in my application and in the interview, and widened my academic knowledge, as well as introducing me to like-minded peers." 
Reference
19S023
Applications closing date
29 April 2019
Course details
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