Prospective postgraduates

We offer postgraduates a wide range of PhD research opportunities and our departmental research illustrates our commitment to using mathematics to study real-world problems of direct engineering, scientific or industrial relevance.

Taught programmes and doctoral training centres

PhD by research

The department is committed to internationally leading academic research

  • Each year there are a number of specifically funded projects.
  • We offer up to three PhD studentships to home or EU students, these can be funded by sources including the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Doctoral Training Accounts and University of Bristol Scholarships. Overseas (non-EC) students may also be eligible provided they can obtain other funds to cover the difference between home and overseas student fees.
  • Early application is recommended.

General enquiries

For general enquiries please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office. We also welcome direct informal enquiries to a potential research supervisor.