Mathematics, simply put, is the study and science of quantity, shapes and arrangement. Mathematicians find and understand patterns which can solve real-world problems or explain phenomena.
Maths fundamentals include:
- number theory (quantity)
- algebra (structure)
- geometry (shapes)
- mathematical analysis (change).
At the University of Stirling, you will study real-world applications of both mathematical and statistical techniques.
Our Maths degrees are highly rated. We're ranked Top 5 in Scotland and Top 20 in the UK for Mathematics (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023).
Studying Maths helps you develop skills in logical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making. Our graduates are industry-ready, with skills sought-after by employers across many job sectors.