Our Department was one of the first to be established when our University opened in 1964.
Professor John Dowden was the first student of
the University. We are a small and friendly department, and we take great pride in our excellent
We teach undergraduate modules in applied mathematics, pure mathematics, statistics and
operational research, as well as specialist modules for the School of Computer Science
and Electronic Engineering.
At postgraduate level, we have a long history of providing taught courses
and supervising projects for advanced research degrees.
Maths Support Centre
In liaison with the University's
Talent Development Centre, we run the Essex
Maths Support Centre. The Maths Support Centre is open
to all students, staff and members of the community, offering people help with maths problems they're having
at any level. It's staffed by students from our Department who receive training to work as advisers. Working
in our Centre will give you key transferable skills to boost your CV.