Mathematics

Mathematics is essential for understanding almost every area of modern life. Its influence spans finance, medical science, digital communications and even weather forecasting.

Our courses cover pure and applied topics, and give you a vital insight into mathematical applications that are crucial to social, industrial and technological development.

Our leading research in both pure and applied mathematics – ranging from fields, strings and geometry to modelling in biological and social sciences - informs our teaching.

We also have close connections with major organisations, opening the door to a variety of careers, from finance and engineering to pharmacology and healthcare.

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Studentships

PhD studentships in mathematics

Funding information:
Each PhD studentship is fully-funded, including fees and a tax-free stipend, at UKRI studentship rates covered for the duration of 3 to 4 years for UK candidates. International candidates are welcome to apply but will need to cover the difference between the UK and overseas fees.

Mathematical models for the characterisation of the dynamics of biological systems

Funding information:
Full UK tuition fees and a tax-free stipend. This project is on offer in competition with a number of other projects for funding. This opportunity may be available with partial funding for overseas fees for exceptional applicants. However, funding for overseas students is limited and applicants are encouraged to find suitable funding themselves.

Detection of peripheral artery disease from photoplethysmography signals using machine learning

Funding information:
The Department of Mathematics has a number of fully-funded PhD studentships for UK nationals. These studentships will include tuition fees and a tax-free stipend. The Department has also a few scholarships for partial and full funding for overseas fees for exceptional applicants. However, funding for overseas students is limited and applicants are encouraged to find suitable funding themselves.

Students and graduates