School of Mathematics


A warm welcome to all the new students starting their programmes with us this September. And welcome back to all our returning students! We look forward to you joining us in the School of Mathematics.

The School has an outstanding reputation in undergraduate and postgraduate education, and offers a wide range of undergraduate, MSc and PhD programmes.

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We work with a wide number of external organisations on collaborative research projects, consultancy work, and student activity. Find out more about how to work with us on future projects.

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Our research is broad-ranging, and as part of the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences, we form one of the UK's leading research centres in Mathematics.

The School of Mathematics leads on the Centre for Statistics, an interdisciplinary centre uniting data-driven researchers from across the University of Edinburgh and Associated Institutions, building the capacity needed to address key scientific and societal challenges. ​​​​​​

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The School of Mathematics has a talented team of staff and students who work hard to communicate their love of mathematics to the wider community.

Closely linked with our Knowledge Exchange activity and the Centre for Statistics, our dedicated consultancy unit are flexible and available to support projects varying in size.

Our blog spotlights different areas of the School of Mathematics community, giving an insight into the range of activity and work we do.

The School of Mathematics is dedicated to valuing and celebrating diversity, and ensuring equality of opportunity for all staff, students, and visitors. We are committed to creating a community which is inclusive and respectful of all our staff and students, and their lived experiences. Find out more about our strategy plus useful resources.

The School of Mathematics are committed to making positive change in areas surrounding climate and sustainability. We are aiming to do this via our world-leading research and our engagement with industry, as well as through our curriculum to inspire the next generation of mathematicians.