Department of Mathematical Sciences | PhD Mathematical Sciences 36 months PHD Program By Durham University |Top Universities
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Program Duration

36 monthsProgram duration

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Main Subject Area

MathematicsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Mathematics

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

Study Mode

On Campus

PhD Mathematical Sciences at Durham University

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The PhD degree is awarded upon successful completion of a thesis and an oral defence based on original research carried out over a period of between three and four years under the guidance of your supervisors. The first year is usually spent deepening your knowledge by attending courses and seminars and by reading books and papers. You will then start to explore open mathematical problems, developing key skills to carry out high-level research and communicate your results with a wide range of audiences.


The Department has 8 active Research Groups:


  • Algebra & Number Theory
  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Geometry & Topology
  • Mathematical & Theoretical Particle Physics
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Education & Pedagogy


The Department of Mathematical Sciences is one of the leading research units in the country, with interests in a wide range of areas in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical & Theoretical Physics, as well as Statistics and Probability. One measure of the vibrancy of our research is the number of postgraduate students we attract. There are about fifty at any given time within the Department.


Research postgraduates have similarly varied career paths; example job titles include Operational Researcher, Actuarial Analyst and Postgraduate Researcher. Example employers include the Civil Service, Deloitte, the Ministry of Defence and Hanover University.


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other!

Program overview

Main Subject

Mathematics

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

Study Mode

On Campus

PhD Mathematical Sciences at Durham University

[email protected]


The PhD degree is awarded upon successful completion of a thesis and an oral defence based on original research carried out over a period of between three and four years under the guidance of your supervisors. The first year is usually spent deepening your knowledge by attending courses and seminars and by reading books and papers. You will then start to explore open mathematical problems, developing key skills to carry out high-level research and communicate your results with a wide range of audiences.


The Department has 8 active Research Groups:


  • Algebra & Number Theory
  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Geometry & Topology
  • Mathematical & Theoretical Particle Physics
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Education & Pedagogy


The Department of Mathematical Sciences is one of the leading research units in the country, with interests in a wide range of areas in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical & Theoretical Physics, as well as Statistics and Probability. One measure of the vibrancy of our research is the number of postgraduate students we attract. There are about fifty at any given time within the Department.


Research postgraduates have similarly varied career paths; example job titles include Operational Researcher, Actuarial Analyst and Postgraduate Researcher. Example employers include the Civil Service, Deloitte, the Ministry of Defence and Hanover University.


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other!

Admission requirements

3 Years
Sep-2024

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Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Undergraduate courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Opportunities for multidisciplinary studies are also available through the Department of Natural Sciences, Department of Liberal Arts or the Department of Combined Honours in Social Sciences.

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Undergraduate programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Masters/Postgraduate Taught courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Masters/Postgraduate Taught programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

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