Study Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science at a leading UK university

The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science (SMSAS) offers exceptional graduate employment prospects, a thriving student culture, and a firmly established reputation for excellence in research.

Excellent range of programmes

The School is one of just few university providers of programmes in Actuarial science that are accredited by the UK Actuarial Profession. The Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Royal Statistical Society, and the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute are among the other institutions that recognise the rigour and relevance of SMSAS programmes.

Students can choose to study from a range of programmes with options for taking a year in industry, a foundation year, teaching secondary education, or an integrated masters. Programme areas include:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Accounting and Finance
  • Mathematics and Statistics


Engaging student life

The School offers a range of student engagement activities to ensure that all students get the most out of their time at the University. Activities include everything from exercise and wellbeing, through to employability and study skills sessions.

Students are also encouraged to take part in the School’s thriving calendar of social and outreach events organised by the School’s student societies and student ambassadors.


Exciting new building

SMSAS moved into the multi-million pound Sibson Building in March 2017. This vibrant new campus destination brings together academics, students, researchers and administrative staff from both SMSAS and Kent Business School (KBS). The unique W-shaped building includes state-of-the-art equipment, social, and study spaces for students and staff. There are also IT suites, three lecture theatres, seminar rooms, and a café.