Applied mathematics and theoretical physics

Qualifications Duration Start dates Application period
PhD
(MPhil also available)
Full time: 3–4 years
Part time: 6–8 years
February and October January to April
Qualifications
PhD (MPhil also available)
Duration
Full time: 3–4 years
Part time: 6–8 years
Start dates
February and October
Application period
January to April

The Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics Group in the School of Mathematics and Statistics s made up of the Fluid Dynamics and Soft Matter Group, Mathematical Biology, Mathematics of Planet Earth Group, Statistical Physics Group, and Theory of Condensed Matter Group.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent). If you are not a UK citizen, you may need to prove your knowledge of English

Potential research projects

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for one of the research projects listed on the School of Mathematics and Statistics PhD recruitment page. Projects in Applied mathematics and theoretical physics are likely to focus on the following themes:

  • Fluid dynamics and soft matter
  • Mathematical biology
  • Mathematics of planet earth
  • Statistical physics
  • Theory of condensed matter

Potential supervisors

Fees and funding

UK fee International fee
Full time: £4,712 per year Full time: £15,456 per year
Part time: £2,356 per year Part time: £7,584 per year

Some of our research students are funded via the EPSRC Mathematical Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership, some are funded by University studentships, others are self-funded.

For detailed information about fees and funding, visit Fees and studentships.

To see current funded studentship vacancies across all research areas, see Current studentships.

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How to apply

Get in touch

If you have an enquiry specific to this research topic, please contact:

Postgraduate Research Tutor, School of Mathematics and Statistics
Email: STEM-MS-PhD
Phone: +44 (0)1908 655552

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If you’re interested in applying for this research topic, please take a look at the application process.