Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content.

Months of entry


Course content

2.1 (Upper 2nd class hons degree from British University or international equivalent)

The school has active research groups in many branches of applied mathematics, pure mathematics and statistics. It is also host to the Centre for Mathematical Medicine and Biology with much of the research undertaken is multidisciplinary and crosses traditional boundaries. In the last Research Assessment Exercise all units of assessment performed well with applied mathematics placed fifth in the research power ranking and statistics ranked sixth for quality. Over 95% of research across the school was judged to be of international standard.

The school has over 50 permanent academic staff along with numerous research fellows and senior associated staff, and has a strong and vibrant body of postgraduate students. Their contributions to the school’s research efforts are significant and much valued. Postgraduate students are encouraged to participate in the many school research-related activities, and attend appropriate national and international conferences.

Key Facts

Postgraduate maths facilities within the school are excellent and are located in a state-of-the-art building at the heart of the University Park Campus.

In the last Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) over 95% of research across the school was judged to be of international standard.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Mathematical Sciences web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559