School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences


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Welcome to the Department of Mathematics

PhD studentships in Mathematics for September 2015 admission are advertised here.

The Department of Mathematics is offering fully-funded PhD studentships. These studentships pay a tax-free bursary of £13863 per year, plus a fee waiver worth £3996 per year, for 3.5 years.  These awards are available to UK and EU students.

The increased investment in scholarships reflects the Department's recent growth in faculty and its continuing success in attracting funding from research councils, including the award of an EPSRC Doctoral Training Grant.

Why Mathematics at Sussex?

  • Our research underpins our teaching, which means that you will be taught by today’s leading mathematicians...

    ...97% of our Mathematics research was rated as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised in the recent REF 2014.

  • We provide a truly supportive, stimulating and engaging learning environment...

    ...with 93% of our students satisfied with being able to contact staff when needed (Unistats 2014).

  • We will provide you with the necessary skills and experience to secure employment or further studies with some of the world’s leading institutions...

    ...our graduates have secured employment with leading companies such as Siemens, Deloitte LLP, KPMG, IBM UK ltd, Clydesdale Bank and Reuters

  • Fast-track your career with a year in industry, and we will support you every step of the way... well as having excellent industry links with High Tech emerging companies, Sussex was rated 6th in the UK in the 'Ratemyplacement's happiness index'.

New for 2015! Mathematics Department Careers Website: a useful resource for careers related information such as adverts from employers, job opportunities, internships, career fairs etc.

Good practice scheme logoThis 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

Maths Sussex Facebook page

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

RT @telescoper: Wonderful atmosphere for today's Applicant Visit Day @SussexUni! Thanks to all @PhysicsAtSussex and @SussexMaths staff and student helpers!

Settling down to our social breakfast with @telescoper after Vanessa and Jordan's Presentation

Welcome to all out applicants today especially the maths ones; look forward to seeing you soon

RT @PhysicsAtSussex: Congratulations to all MPS students who will be graduating today!

As you all prepare for the start of term tomorrow hope you all are looking forward to it and having a relaxing day today

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