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Our reputation

Ranked top 20 for Mathematics by all the major UK league tables

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Masters degrees

Masters courses

A Masters degree can really help you to stand out in today’s competitive job market. If you choose a course related to your desired career you’ll develop specialist knowledge which will set you apart from the rest of your peers and help you on your career path.

Our courses

> 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 MSc

We also contribute to masters degrees across the University. You may also be interested in:

> Actuarial Finance MSc
> Financial Mathematics MSc

Our reputation

We're a top 20 university for Mathematics in all major UK league tables - The Complete University Guide 2019, the Guardian university league tables 2019 and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, we were ranked in the top 10 in the UK for Mathematics for the quality of our research. Our research feeds directly into our teaching, which means students will learn about the latest developments within their subject from world-class academics.

Research-based degrees

An active research environment enables us to offer you a range of exciting degree courses taught by experts who are leaders in their fields. Our researchers work across nine research groups, and also have involvement in initiatives such as the Leeds Institute of Data Analytics (LIDA). You’ll be directly engaged in research through substantial individual and team-based project work when you may benefit from accessing our specialist facilities. 

Industry-relevant courses

Our Industrial Advisory Committee helps ensure our courses are up-to-date with the modern practices and techniques that will enable you to succeed in industry.

Rewarding careers

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.