STEP Maths Presents our:

‘Oxford MAT’ Preparation Courses

MAT. A deceptively tricky Maths exam, where speed, accuracy and practised insight are key.

For Maths or CompSci at Oxford or Imperial.

It’s never short of surprises. So after covering all of the MAT material you can get your hands on, exposure to ANY other hard Maths problems will enhance your preparation. This includes STEP, Maths Challenges and the BMO.

Our FREE  STEP/MAT/AEA Guidebook answers questions such as:

  • What is STEP Maths?
  • Which university courses require STEP Maths?
  • Why do universities ask for STEP Maths and AEA Maths papers?
  • How difficult are the STEP Maths papers?
  • What is the the format of the STEP Maths papers?
  • When should I start preparing for STEP Maths?
  • What are the STEP Maths exam conditions?
  • How are the STEP Maths papers marked?
  • How are the STEP results used?
  • What is the AEA paper?
  • How are grades awarded in the AEA paper?
  • What is the Oxford MAT Paper?
  • Which universities ask for MAT exam?
  • What format does the Oxford MAT  exam take?

Currently Bookable MAT Courses

Tues 24th October 2017

Marylebone, London*
10am – 4:30pm

Pricing: £149 before 5th October. £169 thereafter.

 

  • Sketch and analyse bizarre new functions, or construct them yourself
  • Handle polynomials of any order
  • Master intricate rule-following questions
  • Learn to adjust every parameter and anticipate the consequences
  • Count and classify new abstract objects, possible and impossible
Further Information

Following up our popular course on the rapid-fire short maths questions from MAT papers, we present a similar course targeted at the longer questions in the MAT.

We know at this point in your preparation, you will probably have tackled the majority of the past papers, so this course will cover original questions that we have made up. We will cover a few, extra-long questions in detail, really getting to the heart of the Mathematics contained within them.

In MAT in particular, the long questions are unlike anything you will see at A-level and will require practice at logical reasoning, understanding abstract definitions, and writing clear and incisive proofs. These are all skills highly prized by universities and should prove useful beyond these entrance exams, including at interview and in preparing for your career as an undergraduate.

Working with partners, you will learn by practice how to approach abstract questions and present your thinking in a way that others can understand, while our tutors will present model solutions detailing how the examiners hope for their best candidates to think and write.

Multibuy Discounts Available. See below.

Tues 24th – Fri 27th October 2017

Marylebone, London*
10am – 4:30pm (Tuesday)
10am – 4pm (Weds to Friday)

Pricing: £367 before 5th October. £475 thereafter.

  • Everything that is in the MAT Long Questions Course

Plus:

 

  • Use relevant STEP Questions to deepen your understanding of polynomials and multivariate functions
  • Master graph sketching through the use of problem style questions from multiple sources including STEP
  • Gain greater fluency with advanced trig identities and problem solving with the chain, product and quotient rules.
Further Information

Following up our popular course on the rapid-fire short maths questions from MAT papers, we present a similar course targeted at the longer questions in the MAT.

In MAT in particular, the long questions are unlike anything you will see at A-level and will require practice at logical reasoning, understanding abstract definitions, and writing clear and incisive proofs. These are all skills highly prized by universities and should prove useful beyond these entrance exams, including at interview and in preparing for your career as an undergraduate.

Working with partners, you will learn by practice how to approach abstract questions and present your thinking in a way that others can understand, while our tutors will present model solutions detailing how the examiners hope for their best candidates to think and write.

In addition, this MAT Extended Course will examine a variety of Maths problems, focusing on challenging but relevant questions from STEP Papers, exposing students to a variety of different problems and styles of Maths questions, particularly relevant when we consider the 2015 MAT Paper. The STEP portion of the MAT Extended Course includes many STEP questions which will help students preparing for MAT and allow students to practise problem solving at the correct level.

Multibuy Discounts Available. See below.

Take advantage of our Multibuy Discounts

Mat Extended Course + MAT Mock

£459 before October 5th

£529 thereafter

MAT Full Bundle

(Mat Mock + MAT Extended Course + Maths Interview)

£619 before October 5th

£729 thereafter

Online Courses and Memberships

Beta Testers Get 50% off our online membership areas!

As we are just launching our brand new online membership areas, we are offering a limited number of students 50% off our monthly or annual memberships. Apply before September 16th.

(Click on the free trial link below to get more information about pricing)

MAT Online Membership Area

A huge, comprehensive bank of online resources created by expert tutors to get you fully prepared to take the Mathematics Admissions Test (MAT).

Free Trial

– Free 24-hour trial so you can check that the explanations and materials resonate with you, before you get access to the full resource library

Comprehensive Resource

– The most comprehensive bank of MAT resources available for your preparation

Topic Tutorials

– Watch Tutorials on key subject areas such as Graph Sketching for MAT

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Extra Questions

– Get access to extra, original MAT-style questions arranged by topic, to gain mastery of commonly occuring techniques

Full Video Solutions

– Get Full Video solutions to every single past paper question, including the CompSci questions.

Carefully crafted explanations

– All solutions planned to simplify the most complicated and intricate parts, so you REALLY understand each question

Self-paced

– Work at your own pace; skip questions you find easy and rewatch those that you’re finding harder to understand

Early Bird Discounts

-Get access for as long as you want, and start as early as you want – our early bird pricing rewards students who start preparing early, maximising their changes of success

MAT In-person courses

This year, we held a 3 day STEP and MAT Summer School in July.

We will also be holding a *-day course in the October half term, which will go through techniques useful for STEP and MAT questions as well as provide the opoprtunity to sit a timed mock paper.

Happy students! Testimonials:

Read what our students have said about our MAT preparation courses and resources

We always started each question or topic by addressing the basic things we needed to know. This really helped my understanding and I learnt a lot of new things that I had not previously known.

Kauser M

The STEP questions in the MAT Extended course made the MAT seem less frightening and I learnt some new methods that are more advanced (e.g. Trig addition formulas etc.) that may help to make mat questions easier.

April W

I found going through the functions questions very useful as I had not seen anything similar before. The teaching style works well because there is a lot of interaction between the staff and pupils. Emma B

Great teaching, good variety of questions. Very helpful teachers and assistants.
Josh M

Some of the schools our students have come from:

King Edward VI Grammar School

James Allen's Girls School

Haberdashers Aske's Girls' School

Godolphin and Latymer

Birkenhead School

Queen Elizabeth's School (QE Boys)

QEH Bristol

Parmiter's School

Northwood College

Mill Hill County High School

King Edward's School

The Holt School

Taunton School

St. Paul's Girls' School

St. Mary's Ascot

St. Helen's Northwood

St. Bartholomew's School

North London Collegiate School

Withington Girls' School

Varndean College

Uxbridge College

Uppingham School

Tiffin Boys' School

In-Person Courses in London

Our intensive Preparation Courses provide exposure to and explanations of tricks to solve MAT/STEP questions

*Special Discounts may be available for MAT Members

MAT Past Paper Solution Videos*

Every single question of every past paper has been carefully broken down and explained in video format

*part of Online MAT Membership Area

Extra MAT-style questions by topic*

We’ve designed a series of questions by topic to get your head around common techniques

*part of Online MAT Membership Area

Opportunity to sit MAT Mock

There is just no substitute to doing a mock paper and seeing how you fare in timed conditions

*Special Discounts may be available for MAT Members

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