A UK first class honours degree, or its international equivalent, in an appropriate subject; or a UK 2:1 honours degree plus a UK masters degree, or their international equivalents; or relevant qualifications and experience. All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
Our algebra and number theory research group is made up of international leaders in the field who have won between them the European Mathematical Society Prize, the Whitehead Prize of the London Mathematical Society, the Waclaw Sierpinski Prize of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Berwick Prize of the London Mathematical Society.
Our members have given invited lectures at both the International Congress of Mathematicians and the European Congress of Mathematicians.
The School of Mathematics is a vibrant community of more than 60 academic and related staff supervising 60 students.
Our research centres on the following areas:
- non-commutative ring theory
- non-commutative algebraic geometry
- the geometry of algebraic numbers
- Lie-theoretic representation theory
- quantum algebra
- category theory
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international.
Fees and funding
Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at http://www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk/ for information about funding opportunities.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Graduate School Administrator
- +44 (0) 131 650 5085