Leading a revolution in maths
Maths at Essex has a broad reach. From identifying key factors in recession-hit towns to being at the centre of the University’s
pioneering work on big data, you’ll join expert mathematicians who undertake prestigious, ground-breaking research which makes a difference every day.
We want you to be the best you can be and are committed to developing the mathematicians, actuaries and statisticians of the future. We are
award-winning teachers as well as world-class academics, and our staff and students know each other personally – we are a true academic family.
Whether you study at undergraduate or postgraduate level, you graduate with the Essex mindset
that maths is far more than an academic discipline: maths is everywhere.
- Small and friendly department
- Wide variety of single and joint honours undergraduate courses available
- Free language courses, study abroad and placement year opportunities
- Dedicated workstations for research students
- One of our University's founding departments
Four of our undergraduate courses including BSc Mathematics can now be taken with a placement year.
Take your course with a year’s work placement and gain invaluable experience for your CV.
Maths Support Centre
Our Maths Support Centre is open to all students, staff and members of the public. It is staffed
by a friendly team of student advisers from our department who can help with maths problems you're having at any level.
News and events
Check out our news and events section for the latest information about publications, research
excellence, awards and achievements by our staff and students.