Department of Mathematics

We are an active university Mathematics Department with a strong teaching and research reputation.

The Mathematics Department is located on the University’s Thornton Science Park. This offers our students the unique opportunity to study in excellent facilities which are alongside on-site science and technology employers. This modern learning environment has been designed with the aim of maximising the employability of our graduates.

At undergraduate level, we offer an innovative programme leading to a BSc degree.

Our postgraduate taught programme attracts many students to study Maths. We can offer either part time or full time study leading to MSc, PG Dip or PG Cert qualifications.

We have an active research group focusing on Computational Applied Mathematics, with research students studying for the degrees of MPhil and PhD, postdoctoral workers and associated collaborators from across the world.

Did you know that?

  • In the 2014 National Student Survey BSc (Hons) Mathematics at Chester was ranked top in the UK with 100% course satisfaction and in the top ten for the ‘Teaching on my course’ question, with 97%.
  • Our department's research (according to the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework), includes work rated by the reviewers as world-leading and internationally excellent.
  • Our curriculum focuses on skills sought by employers, with our recent graduates being particularly successful in gaining employment or entering further study within six months of graduating.

We are always glad to hear from potential students or those interested in collaborating with us in research and hope you will find something of interest to you on our web pages.