Contact us

If you have any questions our would like more information, please contact our Undergraduate Recruitment Secretary, Miss Lesley Hudson:

  • Telephone: +44(0)114 222 3999
  • Email:
  • Post: School of Mathematics and Statistics, Hicks Building, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S3 7RH, United Kingdom

General contact information for the department

Our brochure

We can send you a copy of the School of Mathematics and Statistics undergraduate brochure, free of charge, our you can download it from the right-hand side of this page.

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Frequently asked questions

Application and admissions procedure

What are the A-level entry requirements?
For up-to-date guidelines on our entry requirements visit the following page: Entry requirements

I'm not doing A-levels: what kind of offer can I expect?
See the details on the following page: Entry requirements

Is it necessary to have done Further Maths?
It is certainly not necessary to have done Further Maths, but it is definitely useful, and if you have the opportunity, we would recommend that you consider taking it. However, it should be stressed that the first year courses are designed for students who have done A-level Mathematics but have not studied the subject beyond that level.

Is it necessary to have done Mechanics or Statistics?
No, the first year courses in these subjects assume no previous knowledge and start from scratch.

Do I have to do STEP papers?

What dual degrees are available?
We offer many dual degrees – a complete list is given on the following page: Courses and teaching

I can't come to the open days that you have offered me. What should I do?
Call 0114 222 3802 or email and we'll do our best to make alternative arrangements.

I am disabled: how will this affect the procedure?
Get in touch with us: we can let you know what mechanisms are in place to support you, and we can arrange for you to talk to Student Services when you come to an open day. In the mean-time you can look at the following webpages: Disability and Dyslexia Support Service

Living in Sheffield

Do I have to have a car to live in Sheffield?
Definitely not! There is an excellent public transport system of buses and trams in Sheffield. The University is near the centre of Sheffield and lots of students live within walking distance.

I want to play hockey/football/korfball/etc. What facilities are there at the University?
The University has great sporting facilities. Have a look at the Sport Sheffield webpages, and the Student's Union webpages: Sport Sheffield | Students' Union

Am I guaranteed accommodation?
Check out the University's accommodation guarantee: Our accommodation guarantee

Why study at the University of Sheffield?
The following webpage will tell you more: Why study at Sheffield?

After Sheffield

What kind of job can I get with a maths degree?
Various kinds. A mathematical degree equips you with an ability to think clearly and logically, which appeals to many types of employers. However, a more concrete answer is given on our careers page where we describe what jobs recent Sheffield maths graduates have gone into: After your degree

Other Questions

I can't find a satisfactory answer to my question. What do I do?
Consult the University FAQs and if you still can't find the answer email us: Ask Sheffield |