Research course

School of Mathematics

University of Leeds · School of Mathematics
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

At least an upper second class honours degree in Mathematics or a Mathematics related subject.

Months of entry

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

Course content

As one of the largest centres for postgraduate training in the UK, the School of Mathematics can offer an enormously varied range of research projects across all three of our departments:
Applied Mathematics, including Mathematical Biology, Astrophysical and Geophysical Fluids and Polymer and Industrial Mathematics.
Pure Mathematics which hosts the Leeds Algebra Group and Leeds Logic Group.
Statistics, including Shape analysis, Spatial Linear Models and Medical imaging analysis.
The School of Mathematics provides advanced courses for postgraduate students and a series or research seminars alongside training provided by the university.

Department specialisms

Applied Nonlinear Dynamics; Astrophysical and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics; Computational Partial Differential Equations; Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics; Mathematical Modelling in Biology; Polymeric and Non-Newtonian Fluids. Image and Shape analysis, Spatio-Temporal Modelling; Modern Data Analysis; Statistical Bioinformatics; Probability and Stochastic Processes. Algebra; Functional Analysis; Mathematical Logic; Differential Geometry.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. Please visit for further information.

Fees and funding

School scholarships, funded studentship opportunities and University scholarships are available to UK/EU and international students. Please visit or see the school of maths website

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-42 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Research Support Officer
+44 (0)113 343 5102