MPhil in Mathematics : A first- or upper second-class undergraduate honours degree or an MSc in mathematics. PhD in Mathematics : A first- or upper second-class undergraduate honours degree or an MSc in mathematics.
Months of entry
January, October, April
- PhD in Mathematics
- MPhil in Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics offers you the opportunity to study for an MPhil or PhD in Mathematics. We welcome applications from potential research students at any time, but funded studentships may have a specific deadline. The expected start date is in September, but students may also start in January or May.
You have informal research training to expand your knowledge in areas of mathematics related to your research topic. Training consists of contacts with your supervisors, and is supplemented by study groups, graduate seminars, research seminars, and workshop, summer school, and conference participation.
Currently there is no required formal training (coursework) for research students in the Department of Mathematics. According to your academic needs, as agreed between you and your supervisor, you take modules from a range of specialised PhD- and MSc-level modules. Research training is complemented by professional development workshops and events specifically for research students. The Department runs weekly seminars on general and specialist topics, with international speakers.
The University’s Doctoral School runs a wide range of training courses covering the needs of students throughout all phases of their studies.
Research students have a dedicated shared office space close to their supervisors’ offices and are supplied with a desktop computer. The Department has its own computing research laboratory containing several workstations and PCs. As researchers, PhD and MPhil students have full access to the University’s highperformance computing facilities.
Interaction between research students is greatly supported by the provision of a dedicated communal space and kitchen. Research students also use this space to give seminars to their peers. Our overall aim is to create an environment conducive to discussion and research collaboration at the highest level.
Recent thesis titles:
- A numerical approach to study cell dynamics
- Analytically divergence-free discretisation methods for Darcy’s problem
- LDPC codes from semipartial geometries
- On blow-up solutions of parabolic problems
- Primal-dual active set methods for Allen-Cahn variational inequalities
- Recovery methods for evolution and non-linear problems
- Topological methods for strong local minimisers and extremals of multiple integrals of calculus of variations
Information for international students
Please see link for information on international students' entry requirements: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/apply/international-qualifications/overseas-qualifications
Fees and funding
The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study and offers one of the most generous scholarship programmes of any UK university. For full details of our scholarships please visit: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Student Recruitment Services
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