Mathematics is at the heart of all modern day scientific and technological endeavour. As well as being a profound and powerful area of human thought, in the 21st century mathematics is bringing modern ideas to bear on the solution of classical and contemporary problems. This subject appeals to those who enjoy problem-solving and clear thinking, skills that are highly prized by employers. Mathematics has a vital role to play in our everyday lives, making sense of the ever increasing amount of data being generated from a multitude of sources and allowing complex systems to be modelled. At Reading our dedicated and professional teaching staff will do their utmost to fire your enthusiasm and help you achieve your goals. Our staff have a breadth of experience in research and consultancy in the UK and overseas, and our students benefit from the many different areas of expertise that we have.