Department of Mathematical Sciences

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

Research and teaching

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Learning how to lead

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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 Bronze Award.

About the Department of Mathematical Sciences

We're ranked in the top ten in the Complete University Guide 2018. Teaching expertise 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

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