Entry requirements

Applicants should hold, or expect to obtain before starting, an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in mathematics, statistics, or other relevant subject with a high level of mathematics. Undergraduate degree classifications should be equivalent to a First or strong Upper Second.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

As a research student in Mathematics or Statistics you will join the Department of Mathematics within the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences. The Department brings together our internationally leading research in several areas of pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics, including number theory, arithmetic geometry, geophysical and astrophysical fluid dynamics, dynamical systems, control theory, statistical forecasting and uncertainty quantification. Our research has a strong focus on important applications in fields such as climate science, systems biomedicine, engineering, ecology, epidemiology and natural hazards.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.0. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 87 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

55 overall with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,400 (full-time) £2,200 (part-time)
International students
£23,000 (full-time)

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

part time
36 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Research Admissions
Email
emps-pgr-ad@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 722730