Department of Mathematics

Te Kura Mātauranga Pāngarau | Mathematics has been called the language of the universe. It provides concepts and techniques fundamental to many branches of social and natural sciences.

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Our department is one of the most diverse within the University, with our courses connecting a broad range of disciplines and faculties.

Haere mai | Welcome
Dan Bernasconi, Head of Design at Emirates Team New Zealand

Maths and the America's Cup

Dan Bernasconi, Head of Design at Emirates Team New Zealand, explains the significant role mathematics plays in sailing, boat design, and the America's Cup.

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We offer a wide range of courses in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Mathematics Education.

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Isabelle Steinman Mathematics graduate

Meet our students and graduates and find out where their Mathematics degree has taken them.

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Bachelor of Science graduate Johnathan Leung represented the University of Auckland at the 2021 Simon Marais Mathematics Competition (SMMC) in October.

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2018 Auckland Maths Olympiad

Maths isn't just theoretical, it helps us to engage with the world and have an impact.

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Dr Pedram Hekmati shows audiences the interlinked beauty of maths and music at WOMAD 2024.

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The Margaret and John Kalman Charitable Trust offers Teacher Excellence Prizes and Fellowships each year to mathematics teachers.

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Discover some of the exciting research happening in the Department with our selection of interviews from early-career and up-and-coming academics.

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Menger sponge, mathematics.

Our internationally recognised research spans a wide range of topics in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematics education.

Tūhuratia | Discover