Postgraduate study

PGRs at board

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
Postgraduate Handbook 2017 Entry (PDF, 239kB) Register for our Postgraduate Open Day 30 November 2016 Apply‌ 

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