PhD Applied Mathematics / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy
- 36 Months. [Full-Time]
- Entry requirements
Applicants would usually be expected to have a 1st or upper 2nd class Honours Bachelor degree and an MSc degree with Merit or Distinction (or an equivalent overseas qualification) in a mathematical subject. In some research areas a background in physics, engineering or computer science is also acceptable.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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The School of Mathematics has an outstanding research reputation. The research facilities include one of the finest libraries in the country, the John Rylands University Library. This library has recently made a very large commitment of resources to providing comprehensive online facilities for the free use of the University's research community. Postgraduate students in the School benefit from direct access to all the Library electronic resources from their offices.
Many research seminars are held in the School on a weekly basis and allow staff and research students to stay in touch with the latest developments in their fields. The School is one of the lead partners in the MAGIC project and research students can attend any of the postgraduate courses offered by the MAGIC consortium
Opportunities for PhD research are available in a wide range of topics in Applied Mathematics. For some of the available areas of possible PhD research see the current Applied Mathematics research areas . For more details about specific projects, please contact the relevant individual members of staff or get in touch with the Applied Mathematics Postgraduate Admissions Tutor .
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,260
International students (per annum): £22,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £2,130
International students (per annum): £11,000
Please note for the majority of projects where experimentation requires further resource: higher fee bands (where quoted) will be charged rather than the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of the course for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.
Together with EPSRC and other national funding sources, the School currently provides financial support to some 60 postgraduate students (approximately 15 new students per year). EPSRC DTA research studentships are available in all areas for UK and EU students. Students who are normally resident in the EU but not in the UK are eligible for EPSRC PhD studentships, but the awards in such cases currently cover only the course fees, not maintenance stipends.
In addition, about eight School scholarships are also available each year to PhD students. PhD students may also have the opportunity to help in teaching undergraduate examples classes, for which they are paid.
For details of all available awards, please visit the School's website .
- Academic department
- School of Mathematics
- Contact name
- Postgraduate Research Admissions Office
- +44 (0)161 275 0178
- Academic department overview
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