Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

Mathematics

The main areas of research are discrete mathematics: combinatorial theory; coding, designs, finite geometry; information technology: cryptography; development of protocols, number theory and analysis: analytic number theory; sieve methods; group theory; operational research: research on operational research methodology, decision-making, behavioural and system studies, resource allocation, traffic studies; quantum information; quantum theory; statistics and probability: time-series and forecasting, design of experiments, stochastic processes, applied probability, geometric probability; theoretical atomic and molecular physics: electron atom/ion and electron molecule scattering, single and multiple photo-absorption by atoms and molecules; electron impact ionisation; atoms in strong electro-magnetic fields, multi-excited atomic states; classical chaotic systems. Current projects can be found on our website.

Entry requirements

A first class honours or 2:1 degree from an approved UK or overseas university, although some departments will require a Masters degree. Please check department web pages for more details of requirements. Overseas students must also meet the requirements for English language (IELTS).
Specific requirements for the application may vary, depending on the school or department you are applying to, however most will require a brief research proposal that should be submitted along with the online application form.

Assessment methods

Thesis.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC and other funding options available to eligible applicants. Please see our website for further details.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

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