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Wednesday 5 November 2014 (booking now)

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Maths Scholarships

Our Department offers scholarships for talented undergraduate and postgraduate students. These range from £250 to £6,000 and have various criteria. A bursary is also available to undergraduates who make us their first choice on their UCAS form.

Our Department of Mathematical Sciences offers courses in mathematics, statistics, operational research and actuarial science, including joint degrees with finance, economics, physics and modern languages. We have an international reputation in many areas of current mathematical research and thinking.

Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses are tailored to meet both your needs and those of your potential employers. Our staff are strongly committed to research and to the promotion of graduate activities. We have a strong sense of community and an integrated approach to teaching and research.

Our strengths

  • 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

New placement courses

Students in a meeting during a work placement

We have launched two new undergraduate courses with a placement year. Take our BSc Actuarial Science and BSc Mathematics and Statistics with a year's work placement and gain invaluable experience for your CV.

Maths Support Centre

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Our Maths Support Centre is open to all students, staff and members of the community. It is staffed by a friendly team of student advisers who can help with maths problems you're having at any level.

News and events

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.