First degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. PhD applicants usually require a Masters-level qualification.
Months of entry
Course contentPure mathematicians in Durham are at the forefront of research in areas of international interest. There are courses on a variety of advanced topics. Staff provide committed and effective supervision for research students in a lively and collaborative environment. See our web site.
Differential Geometry; Geometric Topology; Algebraic Geometry; Modular Forms; Representation Theory; Minimal Surfaces; Knot Theory; Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry; Algebraic Number Theory; K-Theory; Discrete Groups; Hyperbolic Geometry; Simplectic Geometry.
Information for international students
English language requirements include an IELTS of 6.5 (with no element below 6.0) or equivalent.
Fees and fundingUK Research Councils studentships are available to both Home/EU (fees-only grants for EU students) and international students (full award at Home/EU level), from EPSRC (all areas). STFC also offer funding to home students studying particle physics. The University also has a range of funding opportunities for postgraduate students.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Department of Mathematical Sciences