Applicants would usually be expected to have a 1st or upper 2nd class honours degree (or an equivalent overseas qualification) in a mathematical subject. In some research areas a background in physics, engineering or computer science is also acceptable.
Months of entry
January, September, July, April
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 Postgraduate research are available in a wide range of topics in Mathematics. For more information please see the relevant PhD programme pages.
Information for international students
Students whose first language is not English require a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in writing and no module less than 5.5 (or a recognised equivalent qualification).
Students should normally have a minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent prior to application.
Fees and funding
Please see www.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- School of Mathematics
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