Mathematics is part of the School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, which sits within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

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Come to our next Visit Day on January 10 to find out more about this subject, our students and the University.


We designed our mathematics curriculum to help you gain an understanding of pure and applied maths, as well as statistics and probability. Later in the programme, you'll complete an extended project involve an in-depth study of a problem of your own choosing.

Foundation year Year abroad Industrial placement Integrated Masters


Postgraduate Taught

Postgraduate Research

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"I've changed a lot personally. I've come out of my shell."

Katie Smith
BSc Mathematics


Mathematics at Hull is taught by renowned academics whose work underpins the modules you'll study. Their specialisms include algebra, low-dimensional topology, superstring theory, fluid dynamics, convex geometry, foundation of statistics and extreme-value statistics in astrophysics. Under their guidance, you’ll work on projects that will push and develop your expertise in topics at the frontier of maths.


Our Mathematics degree is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications


Any student with great A level (or equivalent) results qualifies for the Gillian Stead Bursary - that's a cash award worth up to £6,300 over three years.


Our courses have a strong careers focus, and they include option of a year-long paid industrial placement. Gain first-hand experience of banking, engineering, telecommunications or computer systems.


A maths degree is highly valued by employers and opens doors to varied and rewarding careers. Our graduates progress into areas such as banking and finance, ICT, accountancy, insurance, the Civil Service, HM Revenue and Customs, and management. Our MMath programme in particular, provides a solid foundation for those intending to pursue a PhD or a career in academic research.

100% of graduates are in work or further study within six months (HESA 2017)


Our research

Our research counts. From low-dimensional topology, string theory and fluid dynamics to the foundations of statistics and environmental and industrial modelling, our researchers work alongside experts from other disciplines to find answers to fundamental questions.

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The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.