How can I prepare to study Mathematics at university?

The sheer breadth of the subject can be daunting for a prospective student of economics. We have compiled a list of the books we recommend any eager economist read before applying or attending university.

We spoke with our mentor team who are studying Mathematics at the University of Cambridge to ask them what books they think any budding student should read before applying.

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The benefits of studying Mathematics at Cambridge Immerse

 Experience life as a Mathematics student at Cambridge University. At Cambridge Immerse students have the opportunity to live and study at one of Cambridge Universities beautiful and historic colleges.

Prepare for your university mathematics studies. Our students benefit from 40 hours of mathematics academic sessions and learn in small classes designed and taught by University tutors.

Prepare for your university mathematics application. The Cambridge Immerse programme includes preparation tests, mock interviews and one-to-one consultations.

Why download our University Mathematics Guide?

Designed to simplify pre-uni Medicine reading. You might ask yourself What should I do if I want to study Mathematics at university? Our university mathematics guide will help you understand what you should do to prepare to study mathematics at university and also what life will be like when you are studying mathematics at university!


Written by current students. Our University Mathematics Guide was written by current Cambridge University Mathematics undergraduates. They have been where you are now and are here to help. They have recommended their pre-university readings for Mathematics.


Created with high school students in mind. When it comes to choosing the Mathematics books to read before applying for university it can be quite daunting. If you want to study Mathematics at university this is the guide for you.

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