We explore the length and breadth of pure and applied maths and statistics. Our graduates go on to make an impact across a huge range of rewarding careers.


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See what it's like to study mathematics and statistics at one of our summer open days. Find out about our undergraduate courses, and meet our staff and students.

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Statisticians and engineers collaborate on new autonomous manufacturing

Our pioneering collaboration with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing is developing simulation tools to create new automated manufacturing processes.

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Space mission to 'weigh' Earth's forests moves closer to launch

A pioneering mission to measure the Earth's forests from space, conceived by an international team of researchers led by the University of Sheffield, has moved a step closer to launch following the signing of a contract to build the technology.

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Study with us

Students come from all over the world for our range of degrees. You can cover everything from the beauty and intricacy of pure mathematics to its applications in business and computing.

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Our research

Our outstanding researchers are unlocking fundamental mathematical principles and developing new statistical tools. We have projects seeking to understand how the sun works and we're working with the European Space Agency to measure the world's forests.

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We take our inspirational teaching around the world through our joint degree programme with China's NanJing Tech University. At home, our Statistical Service Unit help solve statistical problems for the public and private sector.

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