Research course


University of Dundee · School of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

Honours degree at 2.1 or above, or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline. IELTS of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in the written component, or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Division of Mathematics is internationally renowned for its research strengths in Applied Mathematics. As well as research in single disciplines there are many examples of successful interdisciplinary research, e.g. the SIMBIOS Centre in Mathematical Biology. Regular international conferences are organised, and there is a lively seminar programme, involving local and visiting speakers.

Our research groups:

  • Research in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing;
  • Research in Magnetohydrodynamics;
  • Research in Mathematical Biology;
  • Research in Applied Analysis.

Please visit our website for a detailed description of the different areas of research.

Department specialisms

Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Magnetohydrodynamics Applied Analysis Mathematical Biology

Information for international students

Please visit our website for further information.

Fees and funding

Current studentship vacancies can be found on: PhD Studentships

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Dr Fordyce Davidson
+44 (0)1382 384692