1. Subjects
  2. Mathematics


Mathematics plays a fundamental role in many areas of our lives.

The civil service, government agencies, businesses and research establishments all need capable mathematicians, as do large corporations, public utilities and financial companies. Mathematics-based degrees at City help students acquire some of the skills most valued by employers: knowledge of advanced mathematics, problem-solving and communication skills. City offers a wide range of courses with a mathematics element, from Mathematical Science to Quantitative Finance. Research groups undertake fundamental research in pure and applied mathematics.

The superb location of City’s campus provides excellent work experience opportunities for all students. The City of London financial district is home to leading international banks, insurance houses, corporate finance, accounting consultancies and the Stock Exchange. Many of our Mathematics graduates start and develop their professional careers in The City.

Courses and study


City's Department of Mathematics contains three research groups undertaking fundamental research in pure and applied mathematics:


The map below describes our location in relation to just handful of the businesses in London that use mathematicians. This ideal situation allows us to maintain strong links with business, and our graduates often move into positions within such companies.

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