Our reputation

Ranked top 20 for Mathematics by the Guardian university league tables 2020 and The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Student standing at whiteboard

Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics

A new institute to study the flow of liquids and gases has been launched, bringing together academics from six different schools.

Coloured smoke

Talk to a student

Link to Leeds gives you the opportunity to talk directly to some of our current students

Mathematics students socialising
Scroll down

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 (2019 entry only)
> Data Science and Analytics MSc
> Mathematics MSc
> Mathematics and Computer Science MSc (2019 entry only)
> Medical Statistics MSc (2019 entry only)
> 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 the Guardian university league tables 2020 and The Times and 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. 

Petar Hristov MSc Mathematics and Computer Science

View profile for Petar Hristov
The quality of teaching is phenomenal. The lecturers are responsive and try their best to help out with any difficulties students have with the material. What impressed me most is how engaged they are with the quality of the education they provide as they always welcome feedback on their course.
View Profile for Petar Hristov