Postgraduate study

The School of Mathematics is in the top 5 of UK mathematics departments according to REF, with postgraduate students from 32 countries studying in the centre of one of most friendly cities in the UK. Our postgraduate programmes - PhD, and research and taught masters - are run by some of the leading mathematics experts in the world.

MSc Mathematical Sciences

Ideal taught postgraduate programme  for those planning to pursue a career in finance, commerce and science, as well as providing a solid foundation for further doctoral study. Students attend selected taught units and also write a thesis in an area of current research.


Deadline for applications: 1 August 2017
Register your interest Apply Postgraduate Handbook 2017 Entry (PDF, 239kB)

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority background, as they are currently under-represented in the School of Mathematics

International students

Language training, visa information and research & teaching partnerships

Postgraduate profiles

Read about other students' experiences at Bristol

Scholarships and funding

Explore possible funding for postgradute study