Durham University

Durham University

Mathematical Sciences

Supervision available for research interests in following areas: Pure mathematics: Differential geometry; minimal surfaces; harmonic maps; variational problems; hyperbolic geometry; geometric topology; symplectic topology; knot theory; algebraic geometry; curves and surfaces; moduli spaces; abelion varieties; vector bundles; arithmetic algebraic geometry; modular forms; algebraic number theory; algebraic K; representation of groups; Galois modules; discrete groups; statistical science: Bayesian inference and decision theory; statistical computation; statistical modelling; uncertainty analysis; reliability; risk assessment; imprecise probability; statistics; dynamic stochastic systems; foundations of inference; computer experiments; probability theory; numerical analysis: Continuum mechanics; partial differential equations; fluid mechanics; Cahn-Hilliard equations; discontinuous finite element methods; spectral methods; numerical solution of eigenvalue problems; image restoration problems; elementary particle theory and mathematical physics: Unified gauge theories; QCD; strings; conformal field theory; duality; solitons and extended structures; 2-dimensional models; non-linear integrable systems; integrability; topological defects; early universe and quantum gravity.

Entry requirements

To get access to the Master's applicants require a proficiency in English language to the required standard for non-native speakers of English (6.5 IELTS with no element below 6.0).

Sponsorship information

EPSRC; University of Durham.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Durham DH1 3LG North East

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Contact: 
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Telephone number: 
0191 334 3082