School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences


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Welcome to the Department of Mathematics

Why Mathematics at Sussex?

  • Our lecturers have an outstanding reputation... the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008), 90 per cent of our mathematics research and 97 per cent of our mathematics publications were rated as recognised internationally or higher. The Research Groups

  • We offer a warm, supportive and enjoyable environment in which to study...

    ...which is why our students are so satisfied with the whole experience of mathematics at Sussex (Source: NSS). See our student perspectives.

  • We offer you a wide variety of teaching methods and group sizes...

    ...and you will find your tutors are not just challenging and inspiring, but also knowledgeable, approachable and supportive. Find out about our teaching methods

  • Our department is a lively, friendly and inspiring place to be...

    ...our students are already benefiting from our extensively refurbished social and study spaces. See our Undergraduate Study page  for images.

This student-focused, dynamic department is the place to study a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. The discipline of Mathematics appeals to a broad spectrum of students and the versatility and skills of a mathematician are highly desirable in industry and commerce. An increasing proportion of Mathematics graduates are continuing their studies to develop specialist knowledge.

Analysis and PDEs Seminar (APDE)            

Analysis and PDEs Seminar is a new seminar series with regular Monday meetings.

Mathematics and Its Applications

Seminar (MASS)

MASS hosts local, national and international speakers weekly.    

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Department of Mathematics
Pevensey 2 Building
University of Sussex
Falmer Campus
Brighton BN1 9QH, UK

Undergraduate admissions

T +44 (0)1273 678416
F +44 (0)1273 678097

Postgraduate admissions

For MSc enquiries, please contact:

T +44 (0)1273 877345
F +44 (0)1273 678097

For PhD enquiries, please contact:

T +44 (0)1273 678108
F +44 (0)1273 678097

Research Students' Welcome Programme

For new Research Students in Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy.

What to do when you arrive

Maths Sussex Facebook page

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Telling you what is going on around the department and the world of Mathematics.

Today is the 94th Birthday of Marcel Paul Schützenberger; a French Mathematician who gave great discoveries to the would of medical maths!

RT @sussex_alumni: Lovely to see that @Oakmeeds1 College enjoyed their trip to Falmer last month!: @SussexMaths

A number of the form 2^n is called apocalyptic if it's digits contain "666" as a substring.... 2^141014 is one; what is the smallest one?

The date (9102014) is an unprimable number (a number that you can't make prime by changing only one digit)...what is the smallest one?

The mass number of people coming for tours after Vanessa's speech forcing Vanessa herself to give a tour!!

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Sussex Data Analysis (SDA)

SDA- a financial industrial collaboration initiative.