University of Bristol

The University of Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK, ranked 55th in the world and 9th in the UK in the QS World University Rankings 2024. The academic quality of the University is reflected partly in the Nobel Prizes and Fellowships associated with the University community. Bristol’s academics tackle real-world, global challenges and look to make an impact by working with policy makers and industry partners.

Graduates from the University of Bristol are the third most sought after by top employers according to the ‘Graduate Market in 2022’ report. The university equips their students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in their chosen career in a competitive global market. Students benefit from cutting edge facilities, strong ties with the city of Bristol and industry partners as well as collaborative networks, training opportunities and resources, both during their studies and after graduation.

The Maths Department

The School of Mathematics provides a range of high quality teaching and research programmes. Our graduates go on to work in a wide variety of jobs in financial services, government statistical and security services, engineering and management consultancy, IT, accountancy, teaching as well as law, community work, sports coaching, civil service and filmmaking. Many of our top graduates seek to continue studying mathematics towards a PhD both in Bristol and elsewhere.

All our academic staff are active in research, and we are one of the strongest mathematics schools in Europe in terms of research; we are proud to have been ranked 4th in the UK by Times Higher Education. In REF21, 98% of our Mathematical Sciences research was deemed either ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’. We have five research institutes: Applied MathematicsPure MathematicsMathematical PhysicsStatistical Science and Probability, Analysis and Dynamics.

We have strong links with industry and the Heilbronn Institute. These links provide many opportunities for our students, including training, internships and research projects.

The Masters courses being offered through Martingale

MSc Mathematical Sciences

Our MSc in Mathematical Sciences is a flexible and challenging programme, taught by leading experts in the field. It will help you to develop a wide range of mathematical techniques and gives you a solid foundation for further research or employment at the highest levels. You can select from a wide choice of units to match your interests and get into research with the summer project. Our MSc in Mathematical Sciences is a natural springboard for continuing towards a PhD in mathematics and further careers centred around cutting-edge mathematical research.