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We've been helping students find the right postgraduate course for over a decade.
The School of Mathematics at the University of Leeds is one of the largest mathematics departments in the UK, with over 1,050 students from 60 countries. We’re ranked top 20 by all the major UK league tables (The Complete University Guide 2019, the Guardian university league tables 2019, The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).
We conduct research across pure, applied and statistical mathematics. Areas of interest include astrophysical fluid dynamics, mathematical biology and medicine, financial mathematics, mathematical logic and industrial mathematics for complex materials.
In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, we were ranked in the top 10 in the UK for Mathematics for the quality of our research.
A Masters course can really help you to stand out in today’s competitive job market. Our postgraduate courses range from flexible programmes that can be tailored to your interests, to tightly focused degrees that draw on the school’s strengths in research and collaboration.
“I really enjoy my course because of the range of skills it offers the opportunity to develop. I have the opportunity to study statistics and DNA, actuarial science, computer science and a host of modules that stretch my thinking and analytical skills.
I have had the chance to be taught by world renowned researchers who are experts in their own fields. The tutors are so passionate about the modules and relate them to real life, allowing students to appreciate the beauty of mathematics.”
Rosemary Opandoh, Mathematics and Computer Science MSc
Mathematicians are needed almost everywhere – from accountancy and finance to IT, healthcare, engineering, environmental science and government positions, highly numerate graduates are in demand.
We have well-established links with industry in the UK and overseas, which is one of the many reasons why our graduates are highly sought after by employers.
We offer a number of scholarship opportunities to support and reward students from around the world.
Apply now to join us in 2019.