Research course

Mathematics and Statistics - Research

Institution
University of Strathclyde · Department of Mathematics
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMRes

Entry requirements

Candidates for the degrees of PhD or MPhil must normally hold a first or second class Honours degree of a British university, or an equivalent qualification.

Applied Analysis, Continuum Mechanics and Industrial Mathematics, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Population Modelling and Epidemiology, Stochastic Analysis.

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

The Department was rated 5 in the last Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008) - the highest grade for Applied Mathematics in Scotland - and has considerable expertise in a wide range of applied and applicable mathematics, with emphasis on problems arising in science and engineering.

Postgraduate students benefit from being part of the Scottish Mathematical Sciences Training Centre which includes a six month intensive course in a variety of mathematical subjects. Students also attend research seminars within the Department, and have opportunities to attend national and international conferences. Other generic skills courses are open to students, including writing, presentation and careers workshops.

Department specialisms

Applied Analysis, Continuum Mechanics and Industrial Mathematics, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Population Modelling and Epidemiology, Stochastic Analysis.

Fees and funding

EPSRC, MRC, University Awards, Carnegie Trust, SORSAS Awards, UK Industry and the EU.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36-42 months

MPhil

full time
12 months

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Irene Spencer
Email
irene.spencer@strath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 548 3382