Welcome to the Department of Mathematics.
We're a lively learning community with an emphasis on interaction: from small-group tutorials to the student-run Mathematics Society. Find out more about our courses and what it's like to be a student here with York Virtual Visit.
Our facilities create a productive environment in which you can reach your full potential. You'll find great spaces for individual work, group projects, and events led by our student-run Maths Society.
Committed to equality
We are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of the work we do to support gender equality.
Our pure mathematics courses are accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications.
Our courses are taught by dedicated staff, many of whom are world leaders in their specialities. We offer research-led teaching, as our staff integrate their expertise into their lectures, tutorials, problem classes and seminars. Our strong links within the University and with our partner organisations cover a full spectrum of mathematical sub-disciplines.
Actuarial Science courses accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
Courses accredited by the Institute of Physics and Institute of Mathematics and its Applications.
BSc Natural Sciences (3 years)
- specialising in Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics
- specialising in Biophysical Science
- specialising in Mathematical Bioscience
- specialising in Nanoscience
MSci Natural Sciences (4 years)
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A week in the life of a Maths student
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First thing’s first, the course itself. I currently have eight lectures a week, in addition to seminars and problem classes. At the moment, I’m…
Six things to look forward to about Maths at York
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