University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Pure Mathematics

The areas of pure mathematics available to study include, but are not limited to: Algebra; analysis; combinatorics; graph theory. Training is provided through individual supervision of research, by advanced seminar courses and conferences, and by generic courses. The PhD degree usually involves a qualifying dissertation submitted during the second year of study, which is helpful training for writing the PhD thesis.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or overseas equivalent; Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is available; those with non-standard qualifications should contact the University to discuss their application; English language requirements may apply for international students.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

We award up to ten home/EU EPSRC doctoral training grants each year to eligible students; in exceptional circumstances fully-funded School doctoral training grants may be awarded.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,195 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,195 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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