We are part of the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at Heriot-Watt University and of the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences, which achieved excellent results in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

We are also part of the Scottish Mathematical Sciences Training Centre for PhD students.

We score consistently high results in the National Student Survey (NSS) for overall student satisfaction rating.

2018/19 PTES results

The Mathematics Department are incredibly proud to be have been awarded a score of 100% in overall student satisfaction with the quality of the course; across all of our specialist Mathematics programmes.

Covid-19 information

The new academic year at Heriot-Watt University will begin as planned on September 14, with welcome week activities for new students taking place beforehand.  All programmes in the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences are running.   We are adapting the way we teach to a flexible approach called Responsive Blended Learning which will allow students to begin the academic year on schedule, wherever they are in the world. For more information see our Offer-holder FAQ's.