Research Degrees


We are not currently recruiting for PhD study. Applications to start in October 2016 will be welcome from February 2016.

PhD students studying in their officePhD opportunities in the Department cover a wide range of Mathematics and Statistics research including Analysis and Geometry, Combinatorics, History of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Medical Statistics, Multivariate Statistics and Bayesian Statistics.

PhD students benefit from a lively research environment with a full programme of seminars; extensive university training and career development opportunities and support to join an appropriate learned society.

To ensure we have appropriate supervisory expertise, when we are actively recruiting (during February-April each year) applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for one of several named projects rather than specify their own project.

Full time study

  • Studentships cover fees for 3 years
  • 3-year stipend (currently £13,863 pa)
  • £1250 annual travel allocation
  • Dedicated work-space and computer

Part time study

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Institutional email address
  • Induction and training at Walton Hall
  • Support for conference travel
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