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.

The Inside Word

Are you wanting to know what life is REALLY like at uni? Classes, events, money, studying, stressing… Get the Inside Word, straight from the people who are experiencing it. Follow the blog to find out about your first year of study.

Understanding how things work

BSc student Fia Peterson hopes to inspire young Māori and Pacific students to take an interest in maths at university. Find out why she thinks maths is important in everyday life.

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.

  • 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.
  • New criteria for Science Journalism Fund | applications open
    18 June 2018
    Round three of the Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism fund is open with new eligibility criteria in place. Applications from science communicators and those with an interest in science-related reporting (but no previous experience) will now be accepted. Grants range from $500 to $5000. Applications close 27 July.
  • Research Bazaar 2018 | Apply to attend now
    22 May 2018
    The Research Bazaar (ResBaz) is a three-day festival promoting digital literacy in modern research. This is a free, annual event to help you master several new research skills while having fun. Applications for ResBaz Auckland 2018 are now open. If you would like to attend, find out more and apply.