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The Cambridge Test of Mathematics for University Admission (CTMUA) is a pre-interview admissions test for applicants to the Computer Science undergraduate course at the University of Cambridge. It is one of the elements admissions tutors use to decide whether to invite a candidate for interview.
The test is designed to give you the opportunity to demonstrate that you have the essential mathematical thinking and reasoning skills needed for a demanding undergraduate course.
CTMUA is 2 hours 30 minutes long. It has two papers which are taken consecutively.
Paper 1: Mathematical Thinking
Focuses on assessing your ability to apply your knowledge of mathematics in new situations.
20 multiple-choice questions
Paper 2: Mathematical Reasoning
Focuses on assessing your ability to justify and interpret mathematical arguments and conjectures, and deal with elementary concepts from logic.
No calculators or dictionaries are allowed.
The test takes place on Wednesday 30 October 2019, usually at 09.00 GMT in the UK. The scheduled start times for international centres will vary, depending on where they are in the world. For exact timings, please check with your school or centre.
Find out more about registration and Access Arrangements.