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.
PhD or MSc by research
Main research areas: Complexity; Ergodic Theory, Dynamical Systems and Statistical Mechanics; Fluid Dynamics; Material Science, PDE’s, Variational Problems and Applications; Number Theory; Numerical Methods; Applied Probability; Quantum Chaos; Quantum Computation and Quantum Information Theory; Random Matrix Theory.
Main research areas: Algebra; Analysis; Combinatorics; Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems; Logic and Set Theory; Number Theory.
Probability and Statistics
Main research areas: Applied probability; Scaling Limits; Statistical Physics; Bayesian Modelling and Analysis; Monte Carlo Methods; Multiscale Methods; Nonparametric Regression; Optimisation under Uncertainty; Statistical Bioinformatics; Statistical Signal Processing; Time Series.
We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority background, as they are currently under-represented in the School of Mathematics
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