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.

Understanding quantum computing

Quantum computers are extremely complex machines that challenge almost everything we know about computing. Join our Gibbons Lectures' speakers as they delve into this fascinating topic on 8, 15, 22 and 29 May.

Take 10 with Dr Claire Postlethwaite

Dr Claire Postlethwaite loves the satisfaction you get after solving a difficult mathematical problem, or writing computer code that finally works. Find out more about her research into differential equations.

An introduction to data analysis

Our hugely popular MOOC is running again from 8 April. It offers a hands-on introduction to statistical data analysis, emphasising key ideas, computer skills and statistical thinking. Sign up at any time.