Mathematics at Leicester

The Department of Mathematics provides a welcoming academic environment for undergraduate and postgraduate students. We are one of the most active mathematics research departments in the UK and our strengths lie within a number of research directions. Within this rich research setting are many postgraduate research opportunities, and our PhD environment is highly successful at providing unrivalled preparation for careers in academia, government and the finance and software industries.

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 and Actuarial Science.

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


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Contact details

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

Tel.: +44 (0)116 229 7407

Campus Based Courses

Postgraduate Taught:

Postgraduate Research:

Distance Learning Course  

Actuarial Science:

DL Study

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