The Mathematics Department at Swansea University is based at the Bay Campus, in the £32.5M Computational Foundry. Students and researchers alike will be working in an environment dedicated to the computational sciences. The Foundry is a place where industry partners can work with us, test new ideas and allow our students and researchers to work on real-world problems.

We offer a variety of courses at UG and PG level, including BSc Actuarial Science and MSc Mathematics for Finance. Most courses are accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications.

Our research interests are varied; and cover Algebra and Topology, Stochastic Analysis, Mathematics Education, Band Analysis and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.

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Prof Elaine Crooks

 Congratulations to Professor Elaine Crooks of Mathematics, College of Science who received an Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award during this year’s graduation ceremony.

Our degree schemes prepare you for a rewarding career in a wide range of companies. Recent graduate destinations include TSB, HSBC and Lloyds Banks, Golley Slater, the Office for National Statistics, Deloitte LLP, KPMG and Tesco. Job titles include risk analyst, back end developer, data scientist and client relationship manager. Our Actuarial Science degree gives you a head start in the financially rewarding actuarial profession.

Poppy Reffold

Poppy Reffold

Quantum Advisory Prize Winner

Poppy Reffold, originally from Rochester in Kent, is this year’s recipient of the ‘Quantum Advisory Prize’ for the most original contribution to Mathematics of £1000 donated by Quantum Advisory, Cardiff, the Actuaries and Employee Benefit Consultants. Having graduated with a First in Mathematics MMaths, Poppy is excitedly looking forward to beginning a new chapter in her life. 


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