Postgraduate courses

The study of mathematics is not only central to science, technology and finance-related fields, it also provides the logical insight, analytical skills and intellectual discipline that are in high demand in areas such as law, business and management.

Our course

Our course is designed for students who want to explore mathematics beyond the level of their first degree (BSc or equivalent), and provides the ideal stepping-stone not only for a future in academic research, but also a wide range of other careers.

In addition to choosing from a selection of taught modules, students also get the opportunity to carry out an extended research project – the subject of their dissertation – under the supervision of a member of the department.

Find out more about applying to Surrey.

Outstanding teaching

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Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Surrey delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

Study abroad

You have the opportunity to acquire international experience as part of your studies, by taking advantage of exchange agreements with our partner universities.

Locations of our partner universities include Australia, United States, and Canada.

What we have to offer

Strong research

We have a strong reputation for research, developing innovative applications based on mathematical principles in areas such as wave energy, industrial ecology, systems biology, space mission design and meteorology.

Our course reflects these research activities, with taught modules and dissertation topics closely aligned with the work of our four research groups.

Scholarships and bursaries

Discover how we may be able to support your studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers.


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