A world top 150 department.

Times Higher Education World Rankings for Physical Sciences

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.


Your degree in mathematics and statistics

The story of mathematics leads from the clay tablets of the Babylonians to the beauty and intricacy of today's numerical models – join us to play a part in this incredible story.

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Student tutored at University of Sheffield wins gold in maths contest

Emily Beatty, who attends our STEP classes for A Level students, got full marks at the European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad.

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Great Barrier Reef: Scientists identify potential life support system

Professor Paul Blackwell helped with the statistical methodology on new research into how 'source reefs' could produce larvae and help repair damage to the Great Barrier Reef.

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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, computing and medicine.

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Our research

Our researchers are unlocking fundamental mathematical principles and developing new statistical tools. Our PhD programme is a chance for you to make your own contributions to our understanding of mathematics.

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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 Services Unit helps solve statistical problems for the public and private sector.

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