We explore the length and breadth of pure and applied maths and statistics. Our graduates go on to make an impact across a huge range of rewarding careers.

100 scholarships

The University of Sheffield has put aside £1 million to fund talented new postgraduate taught students in 2016.

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Radiocarbon dating curve is the key to unlocking the past and informing policy

Our internationally-recognised method for dating items up to 50,000 years old has been used to date the excavated bones of King Richard III and mammoths preserved in Siberia.

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Have your say about studying at Sheffield

If you're a final year student, you can tell us what we've done well and what we could do better by completing the National Student Survey.

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Study with us

Students come from all over the world for our range of degrees. You can cover everything from the beauty and intricacy of pure mathematics to its applications in business and computing.

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Our research

Our outstanding researchers are unlocking fundamental mathematical principles and developing new statistical tools. We have projects seeking to understand how the sun works and we're working with the European Space Agency to measure the world's forests.

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We take our inspirational teaching around the world through our joint degree programme with China's NanJing Tech University. At home, our Statistical Service Unit help solve statistical problems for the public and private sector.

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