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Taught Masters degrees in mathematics

Our courses combine contemporary teaching methods with traditional approaches to mathematics to give you the skills you need for your future career or further study. 

Why study maths at York?

We offer a range of interdisciplinary Masters courses, bringing together expertise from within the Department of Mathematics and across the University.

Our vibrant research culture inspires your teaching. You'll be taught in small groups with approachable lecturers, giving you a productive and creative learning environment. You'll join a supportive community of postgraduate students, with our friendly staff on hand to give you the help you need.

Our courses

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Pre-sessional courses

Prepare for postgraduate study or develop your professional skills with our flexible online courses.

Visiting students

Spend up to a year in York as a visiting student from a university outside the UK.

Scholarships and funding

Find out about scholarships and studentships that are available to students in the Department of Mathematics.

Dedicated study spaces

A productive, well-equipped environment for individual and group projects, as well as study events led by our student-run Mathematics Society.


  • Mathematicians are in great demand from a wide range of employers. You'll learn key skills in communication, problem-solving and critical analysis, all of which are highly sought after by employers.
  • You'll benefit from our strong collaborative relationships with industrial partners and policymakers where you can expand your professional network, gain experience and exchange ideas. 

Our graduates

Our graduates have gone on to work for companies in a range of sectors including business analytics, cyber security, large-scale manufacturing and logistics.

Masters Taster Day

13 March 2024, 1pm to 5pm GMT

Get a taste of why so many people love living and learning at the University of York. Join us on 13 March to:

  • check out our campus
  • meet your academic department
  • speak to our student services teams
  • hear postgraduate presentations.

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