Why study with us?

95% of students are satisfied overall with their course.

We are proud of our outstanding student satisfaction levels, scoring consistently well in the recent years of the National Student Survey (NSS). The Department scores highly in all areas of the survey including: Teaching, Assessment and Feedback, Academic Support, Organisation and management of the course, Access and availability of learning resources including IT, and Personal Development.

You will benefit from a supportive environment and exceptionally good staff-student numbers and close staff-student ties, meaning that Mathematics students at Leicester share in one of the most vibrant and internationally scientific research environments.

Study abroad options: You can choose to study abroad for a year in the USA or at a European university.


Working in Industry: BSc/MMath and BSc Mathematics and Actuarial Science have the option to expand your skills by spending a year with an employer. An excellent opportunity to gain work based experience and to make you more attractive in the graduate job market.

92% of our maths graduates are in employment or pursuing further study.

Our graduates are employed in Business and Finance, Education and Research, IT and other skilled professions. Employers include; Grant Thornton, HMRC, National Audit Office, Standard Chartered and Transport for London.

Read student profiles: details about the Maths student experience at Leicester

Skills You Will Gain:

The courses are designed to enable you to develop your mathematical abilities, including solving mathematical problems, understanding mathematical processes, and the presentation of mathematical ideas in verbal and written form.

You will gain from the following:

  • Insights into modern mathematical ideas
  • Project work allows you to see how to tackle a large problem, and how to work with colleagues to present your results so that they are accessible to others
  • Develop logical reasoning and mathematical writing skills
  • Independent study skills and familiarity with IT; learn to use mathematical software
  • Transferable employability skills are embedded into the curriculum to prepare you for the world of work right from the start


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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

Undergraduate Admissions: mathsug@le.ac.uk
Postgraduate Admissions: mathspg@le.ac.uk

General email: maths@mcs.le.ac.uk