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 in the top ten in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2018.
  • 94% of our graduates are in full-time employment, or further study, six months after graduation. (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2015/6).
  • We are committed to providing the best learning experience for our students; in your first and second year you will have weekly tutorials in groups of 6-8 students.
  • 91% of our final year students expressed overall satisfied with their course – NSS 2017.

Curtis has created a vlog about life as a Mathematics student at the University of Birmingham:

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?