Mathematics at Leicester

We are one of the most active mathematics research departments in the UK and our research strengths lie within a number of research directions. Within this rich research environment are many postgraduate research opportunities and our PhD environment is highly successful at providing state-of-the-art preparation for careers in academia, government and the finance and software industries.

The Department of Mathematics provides a welcoming academic environment for undergraduate and postgraduate students whether you chose to study with us in Leicester or by distance learning. Please click on the links below for further information about being part of our department.

Subjects that we teach include:

  • Mathematics

  • Financial Mathematics

  • Actuarial Science

  • Data Analysis

  • Computational Mathematics

  • Mathematical Modelling

Leicester's expertise

We offer a number of undergraduate three and four year programmes in Mathematics, Actuarial Science and Financial Mathematics.

Consultancy and technical facilities

We offer a range of campus based MSc courses in the above topics as well as more flexible distance learning opportunities for part-time study.

Business collaborations

We undertake research in a range of varied topics including computational modelling, algebra, topology, financial mathematics.

Technology transfer

Keep up to date with all the events, seminars and research findings hosted by the department


The Guardian University Guide 2014 ranked Mathematics at Univeristy of Leicester as 18th in the UK

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Contact details

Department of Mathematics
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH
United Kingdom

Tel.: +44 (0)116 252 3917
Fax: +44 (0)116 252 3915

Campus Based Courses


Distance Learning Course  

Actuarial Science: