Welcome to the Department of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics is one of the largest and most diverse departments within The University of Auckland, covering Applied Mathematics, Mathematics Education and Pure Mathematics. It has a strong international reputation and offers degrees and diplomas that enjoy widespread recognition with employers in New Zealand and internationally.

2018 Summer Research Scholarships

Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to gain valuable research experience, enhance your career opportunities and work with leading researchers in the Department of Mathematics. Applications close 3 August.

Come to your Orientation Day

Are you joining the Faculty of Science in semester two? We look forward to welcoming all new students on their Orientation Day: 11 July for postgraduates and 13 July for undergraduate students.

Our subject is ranked 45th

According to the 2018 QS World University Rankings by subject, mathematics at the University of Auckland is ranked 45th equal in the world. Find out more.

  • Introduction to R Event as iCalendar
    09 July 2018 - 10 July 2018, 8:45am - 5pm
    Due to popular demand, Statistical Consulting Centre will be running a two-day course on introduction to R. This two-day course assumes that participants will have no prior experience with R.
  • Postgraduate orientation day July 2018 Event as iCalendar
    11 July 2018
    The Faculty of Science would like to welcome incoming postgraduate students to the University of Auckland. We look forward to seeing you at the Semester One Postgraduate Orientation held on the City Campus Wednesday 11 July.
  • Undergraduate orientation day July 2018 Event as iCalendar
    13 July 2018, 8:30am
    The Faculty of Science looks forward to seeing you at the Semester Two Undergraduate Orientation held on the City Campus. All undergraduate students are welcome to attend this year's programme of activities and events starting at the John Hood Plaza in the Owen G Glenn Building.
  • Abstracts are invited for the 2018 Student Research Conference
    18 April 2018
    The Department of Mathematics is inviting proposals in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematics education for the 2018 Student Research Conference. Students at all academic levels may submit their abstracts. The deadline for submissions is Friday 18 May. Find out more.
  • Media SAVVY workshops for Māori researchers
    28 June 2018
    The Science Media Centre offers fully-funded Media SAVVY workshops for Māori researchers, supported by Curious Minds – He Hihiri i te Mahara. Applications for the next workshop on 3 and 4 September are open now. Find out more.
  • Entries open for New Zealand's most illustrious science prize
    20 June 2018
    Entries for the 2018 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes are now open, with New Zealand’s most talented established and emerging scientists, science teachers and science communicators able to apply for awards worth a combined value of $1 million across five categories.