Mathematics at Birmingham

The School of Mathematics is one of the most prestigious Maths departments in the UK. Here are just a few reasons why we think studying Maths at Birmingham is the right choice for you:

  • We are ranked 9th in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2017
  • 92% of our graduates are in full-time work, or further study, six-months after graduation (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2014/15)
  • Active and supportive community encompassing both academic and social life

What happens during the average day? Watch Joy and Vanisa as they share their day:

Excellent career prospects

Birmingham graduates go on to do great things. From accountancy, business analysis, local government to national security and mathematical research, there are a huge range of career paths for you.

Inspirational teaching

At Birmingham we believe in engaging teaching and learning. In addition to traditional lectures and exercise classes, you will have projects, group work, problem solving sessions and weekly small group tutorials in groups of six to eight students.

Social atmosphere and engaged students

The student-led society MathSoc runs numerous social, as well as career enhancing events, every term. The highlight of the MathSoc year is the Annual Spring Ball, but there are lots of other events including termly parties, careers fairs and a weekend trip to a university centre in the Lake District. 

We also have a student-led Facebook group for all offer holders that lets you meet other applicants, as well as finding out more about what it's like to study Mathematics at Birmingham. If you haven't already joined, why not join us now?