Research course


University of East Anglia · School of Mathematics
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

For entry on to the MPhil, PhD, and MSc by Research programmes, we would normally expect an applicant to hold a first class honours degree or equivalent, in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The current research themes for supervision in mathematics are:
  • Algebra and combinatorics.
  • Biological and industrial mathematics.
  • Environmental mathematics.
  • Fluid and solid mathematics.
  • Logic.
  • Mathematical physics.
  • Number theory.

Department specialisms

Information for international students

English entry requirements are: IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in all components) or equivalent qualification.

Fees and funding

Studentships may be available for exceptional candidates. Please see for more information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


full time
24 months
part time
48 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Research Service
+44 (0) 1603 591 709