Entry requirements

First Class integrated MA or MSc degree in Mathematics or a science degree with high mathematical content

Months of entry


Course content

The department has a large and active graduate cohort and is one of the leading mathematics departments in the UK with a stimulating environment for research. In 1996 a Research Centre was founded with a gift from the Nuffield Foundation and receives recurrent support from the EPSRC.

Areas for PhD supervision include:

  • Algebraic Geometry;
  • Algebraic Topology;
  • Arithmetic Geometry;
  • Combinatorics;
  • Complexity Science;
  • Computational Mathematics;
  • Differential Geometry;
  • Dynamical Systems;
  • Ergodic Theory;
  • Fluid Dynamics;
  • Geometric Analysis;
  • Geometric Topology;
  • Graph Theory;
  • Group Theory;
  • Hyperbolic Geometry;
  • Inverse Problems;
  • Mathematical Biology;
  • Mathematical Epidemiology;
  • Mathematical Physics;
  • Number Theory;
  • Numerical Analysis;
  • Partial Differential Equations;
  • Probability Theory;
  • Random Matrices;
  • Representation Theory;
  • Ring Theory;
  • Scientific Computing;
  • Singularity Theory;
  • Statistical Mechanics;
  • Stochastic Analysis.

Information for international students

For guidance on English language requirements, please visit this: English Language Information & Entry Requirements

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,191 (estimated)
International students

There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found here: Funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
84 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585