Research course

Number Theory and Geometry

University of Nottingham · School of Mathematical Sciences

Entry requirements

The usual minimum requirement for entry is an upper 2nd class honours degree in mathematics (or mathematics related subject) or its equivalent.

Months of entry

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

Course content

Number theory is one of the oldest parts of mathematics studying the fundamental properties of numbers.

Members of the group uses structures, methods and tools of arithmetical and geometric origin to study zeta and L functions, arithmetic geometry, analytic number theory, local number theory, Iwasawa theory, higher class field theories, higher adelic analysis and geometry, higher automorphic forms, geometric and categorical theories and correspondences, computational number theory, and interaction with mathematical physics and model theory.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

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