A world top 150 department.

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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.

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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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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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Funding your PhD

The University of Sheffield has £8 million to fund PhD students who really shine. If you're among the brightest and best in your field we want to hear from you.

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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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Partnerships

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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