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Full time | University Park Campus | 4 years | JAN-23

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Full time


4 years

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Mathematics (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Research overview

Join our research department in the School of Mathematical Sciences for the chance to work on projects that have an impact in the modern world in both fundamental and applied mathematical sciences. Projects cover pure and applied, mathematical physics and statistics. Uncertainty quantification is a cross-cutting theme throughout the school.

We're looking for passionate research students to help us make a difference to the world around us. For example, current research projects focus on using mathematical sciences to develop communications, produce sustainable materials and enhance future healthcare.


Many PhD graduates choose to continue an academic career. You may start with a postdoctoral position or a teaching fellowship. PhD graduates are also in great demand for careers working for banks and financial institutions.

Some of our PhD graduates have taken up roles such as:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Consultant
  • Mathematical Modeller
  • Project Leader
  • Research Scientist
  • Statistician

They work for organisations such as:

  • Amey Strategic Consulting
  • Francis Crick Institute
  • University of Nottingham
  • Unilever

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Entry requirements

2:1 in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content. To secure funding you will need a First Class degree or Distinction.