Research course

MASDOC Doctoral Training Programme

University of Warwick · Department of Mathematics

Entry requirements

Normally applicants should be expecting to obtain (or already have) a first class undergraduate degree such as an MMath (or equivalent) in Mathematics or Statistics. Students with appropriate qualifications such as EU students who have completed a new European MSc (3+2 years) may be eligible to enter the MASDOC programme after Phase 1. This may also be the case for overseas students with a suitable MSc.

Months of entry


Course content

The MASDOC PhD programme has a broad scope within the mathematical sciences rooted in the following major areas:

  • Analysis and partial differential equations;
  • Numerical analysis and scientific computing;
  • Probability and stochastic analysis;
  • Applied mathematics and statistics.

The four year programme comprises a pioneering unique integration of innovative taught modules and PhD research of the highest standard with group work, international partnerships, communication and the acquisition of generic research skills. Supervision of the highest quality is provided by a large body of supervisors comprising full time permanent Warwick Professors.

MASDOC web pages have more information, see our website.

Information for international students

For students from outside the EU, any offer of funding through the CDT is extremely limited. Please see our web pages for more information.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

MASDOC have a limited number (up to 10) of four year studentships per year for UK students, covering tuition fees, plus a maintenance grant. These studentships also include provision for travel funding and equipment.

There are also a limited number of studentships for EU students, covering tuition fees, plus a stipend equivalent to the standard EPSRC maintenance grant. These studentships also include provision for travel funding and equipment.

EU students can qualify for these studentships, provided that they satisfy both of the following requirements:

  • they will have been ordinarily resident (includes for study) in the UK for the three years immediately preceding when they would start their studies with MASDOC;
  • they have a relevant connection with the UK (it is in some sense already their home).

Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months

Course contact details

Carole Fisher