Department of Mathematics

Undergraduate study

At Sussex we recognise that mathematics is the foundation of the physical sciences. It plays a major role in the life sciences and in such disciplines as economics, computer science and psychology.

Why Mathematics at Sussex?

  • We're ranked 3rd in the UK for graduate prospects (The Complete University Guide 2021).
  • You'll be taught by our inspirational you’ll benefit from their expertise from day one. You will be supported throughout, by an academic adviser helping you to get the most out of your degree. 

  • You’ll learn from experts involved in real-world research projects...and study modules based on the latest research, including mathematical biology, partial differential equations, numerical analysis and probability.
  • You benefit from our links to graduate employers...with opportunities to meet potential employers and secure placements.
  • We are a supportive communiy...and our open-door policy creates a lively and friendly environment, where students and faculty can meet, debate and exchange ideas in our popular social study spaces.

Corona Virus (COVID- 19) - Advice for Applicants 

We understand this is a complex time for anyone who is looking to progress their University of Sussex application. We are here to support you however we can and we hope the following answers to some common questions will help you. Find out more

Workshop with tutors and students 2019


 "The department really lives up to its' reputation; the teaching staff are always around to give extra help when you're under pressure and the departments' facilities offer the perfect space to work. I felt welcomed straight away into the maths community and the regular social events that are organised throughout the year help to create a friendly and supportive atmosphere."

Conor Osborne
Mathematics MMath (with a Research Placement)


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