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Mathematics masters degrees

We offer a range of Masters degrees in mathematics, including courses focussed on computer science, statistics, financial mathematics, and our new masters in data science and analytics.

If you study a maths masters course here at Leeds, you’ll be preparing yourself for a rewarding career in mathematics, data science, finance, statistics, and many other areas of industry.

Our mathematics masters programmes

MSc Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics
MSc Data Science and Analytics
MSc Mathematics
MSc Mathematics and Computer Science
MSc Medical Statistics
MSc Statistics
MSc Statistics with Applications to Finance

We also offer Graduate Diploma courses in Mathematics and Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, which act as a pathway onto an MSc course (for those who don’t meet the entry requirements for an MSc course).

See also (courses involving mathematics, within other Schools of the University):

MSc Actuarial Finance
MSc Financial Mathematics

High quality teaching on all our maths masters programmes

With over 100 members of our academic team in the School of Mathematics, all our courses are taught by a range of specialist researchers. 

This means that our masters courses are able to offer you a range of mainstream and advanced topics and innovative methods, selected from the research interests of the team.

Our researchers work across nine research groups, and also have involvement in initiatives such as the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA).

Developing your career in mathematics

A maths masters degree gives you the edge in the jobs market, opening up opportunities for you in business, finance, and other big, growing industries. 

For example, there’s a growing demand for people who can manage, control and analyse big data. 

A masters degree in data science, mathematics or statistics makes you well placed to become one of the data scientists of the future. 

Hear from our students

Student profile

Sukanya Bhandary

MSc Statistics

"I enjoyed the topics such as Risk Management and Stochastic Modelling because they are really useful in real-life. The other universities I looked at didn’t offer this practical element."

Study maths in a modern environment

Our School of Mathematics building has recently had a facelift, creating a fresh, contemporary and student-friendly learning space.

There are areas for both socialising and studying, so it’s a relaxed atmosphere and somewhere that you’ll enjoy spending your time.