Research course

Mathematics Research

Institution
King's College London · Mathematics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Students applying for the joint PhD programme with Humboldt University may be required to hold a Master’s degree in order to meet the requirements of Humboldt University.

Financial Maths: Bachelor’s degree with 1st class or 2:1 honours (or international equivalent). Those applying for the joint degree are encouraged to contact an academic at King's to develop research links with the partner institution. Candidates may also be interviewed.

Disordered Systems: Bachelor’s degree with 1st class or 2:1 honours (or international equivalent). Those applying for the joint degree are encouraged to contact an academic at King's to develop research links with the partner institution.

Theoretical Physics: Bachelor’s degree with 1st class or 2:1 honours (or international equivalent). A good MMath, MSci or master's degree (or overseas equivalent) with high grades in modules that relate to the chosen research area will strengthen the application. Candidates may also be interviewed at the Department's open day or afterwards.

Pure Maths: MMath, MSci or Master’s degree (or international equivalent) with Merit and high grades in modules relating to the research area. Candidates may also be interviewed.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our department has a large number of active and internationally renowned researchers and postdoctoral research fellows. The research groups organise regular seminars, where top-ranking scientists from around the world present new results, which our research students can witness firsthand. The students also organise their own informal seminars and discussion groups. The lively environment and the exceptionally friendly atmosphere at our department contribute to the high success rate of our students. You can apply for supervision in all fields of interest of our staff members. The department provides funding for PhD students to attend suitable schools and conferences during their studies.

Joint PhD programme
Exciting opportunities are now available to undertake a joint PhD programme with the University of Hong Kong or the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Information for international students

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
48-72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
36 months
part time
48-72 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Officer
Email
casa_pgr@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7848 1648