The Department of Mathematics and Statistics emphasises the applicability of mathematics and statistics to the real world, meaning that you will learn the skills that employers need. We have internationally-renowned research groups in areas such as industrial mathematics, numerical analysis and scientific computation, liquid crystal theory, population modelling and epidemiology, mathematical biology and stochastic analysis.
Graduates in mathematics and statistics enjoy one of the highest employment rates of any degree discipline and can look forward to very well-paid jobs and excellent careers. There is a wide choice of employment for mathematically-trained graduates in the manufacturing and service industries; the actuarial, accountancy and banking professions; commerce and government; consultancy; and education. Many of our graduates go on to become investment analysts, numerical analysts, mathematical modellers, statisticians, management scientists, actuaries, teachers and market analysts.
For undergraduates, the Department offers a range of BSc Honours Degrees, including an enhanced MMath Degree in Mathematics. For postgraduate students we offer MPhil, MSc, MRes and PhD degrees..