Mathematical sciences

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Build your knowledge of maths concepts and techniques on our courses in pure and applied maths, statistics and operational research. The analytical and problem-solving skills you'll develop are valued by many different employers.

We're a major UK centre for teaching and research in maths and its applications. We're also ranked 7th in the UK for statistics and operational research (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021). You'll receive regular feedback in workshops and tutorials, and benefit from seminars with renowned guest speakers. Our graduates have gone on to careers in academia, industry, government and other organisations.

  • Global top 40

    for statistics and operational research

    Source: QS World University Rankings 2024

  • Use specialist maths software such as Python and R

  • £33.3k 

    average full time salary 15 months after graduation

    Graduate Outcomes 2020/21, published 2023

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