Research course

Mathematical Sciences

Loughborough University · Department of Mathematical Sciences

Entry requirements

A minimum of a high 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in mathematics.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

Our Mathematical Sciences department is committed to driving forward innovation in both pure and applied mathematics.

We attract staff and students from all over the world, making our department a diverse and stimulating environment in which to study. Active in high-quality research across the broad spectrum of mathematics, we have an excellent international reputation.

Our PhD programme will allow you to delve deeper into a topic you are passionate about and make new discoveries, with our excellent state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities providing a platform for world-class research. The knowledge, skills and expertise gained can be transferred into a career in mathematics, research or academia.

Our key research themes include analysis, dynamical systems, geometry and mathematical physics, linear and nonlinear waves, mathematical modelling, statistics, and stochastic analysis. We also host regular seminar series and colloquia, as well as international conferences and workshops.

As part of the School of Science, our Mathematical Sciences staff and PhD students contribute to our interdisciplinary research centres:

Information for international students

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

Fees and funding

UK students
Dependent on start date. Please see website.
International students
Dependent on start date. Please see website.

Please see our website for a list of research degree funding and scholarships.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)1509 222681