Research course

Applied and Computational Mathematics

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Mathematics
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Applied and Computational Mathematics research group combines expertise in dynamics, classical and statistical mechanics and advanced scientific computing techniques, to develop techniques for applications such as molecular dynamics, geophysical and astrophysical fluid dynamics and optoelectronics.

If you have a passion for applied mathematics, our facilities, people and environment will help you develop your research ideas to their full potential.

The School of Mathematics is a vibrant community of more than 60 academic and related staff supervising 60 students.

Our research interests are varied and include:

  • astronomical fluid dynamics
  • multiscale modelling and analysis
  • molecular dynamics
  • mathematical meteorology
  • Hamiltonian dynamics
  • nonlinear waves in fluids and solids
  • optoelectronics
  • signal processing
  • mathematical biology
  • exponential asympotics
  • homogenisation theory.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate School Administrator
Email
pgresearch@maths.ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 5085