School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences


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Welcome to the Department of Mathematics

PhD Studentships

Full details in the Searchable Funding Database.

These studentships pay a tax-free bursary of £13726 per year, with fees waived, for 3.5 years. Available for UK and EU students.

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 92 per cent of students were satisfied with the whole experience of mathematics at Sussex (Source: NSS 2013). Read 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.    

Faculty and support staff, Department of MathematicsMembers of staff, Department of Mathematics, September 2013


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

Conference on Partial Differential Equations

A conference to be held here at Sussex from 15 - 17 September 2014.

For details, see the Conference webpages.


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