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Department of Mathematical Sciences

We are an internationally recognised mathematics research department with excellence in teaching at all levels.

Study with us

Find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, funding opportunities and how you can apply.

Our research and facilities

Find out about our core activities and our people.

One World Seminars

Dog looking at world

These seminars, driven by academics at Bath and international collaborators, cover many mathematical topics. Join with people around the world via Zoom.


Our latest research news and press releases.

How the zebrafish got its stripes

The stripes on the body of a fish

Animal patterns are a source of endless fascination, and now researchers at the University of Bath have worked out how zebrafish develop their stripes.

Improve your employability with a year-long work placement

Take advantage of our strong links with industry and do a placement as part of your studies.

Learning how to lead

Portrait of Lily Hemmett

Maths student Lily Hemmett learnt a great deal on placement in the fast-paced development atmosphere of Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Outreach and engagement

Find out how we're educating the public and inspiring students of all ages with our outreach activities.

Join us

Apply now for one of our academic positions.

Equality and diversity

The Department of Mathematical Sciences aims to support an inclusive culture that values the diversity of its staff and students. We are supporters of the London Mathematical Society's Good Practice Scheme and hold an Athena SWAN Silver Award.

About the Department of Mathematical Sciences

Teaching expertise in the Department is backed by our teams' strong involvement in research across pure and applied mathematics, statistics and probability.

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 88% of our research was rated world leading or internationally excellent.

4 West University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Contact us

For general enquiries to the Department Office, email or call 01225 386989.