University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Applied Mathematics

Training is provided through individual supervision of research, by advanced seminar courses and conferences, and by generic courses; research topics include: fluid mechanics; mathematical biology; financial mathematics and computational mathematics; the area of fluid mechanics is a traditional research field in the School; active research is pursued in the areas of: bubble dynamics and biological and physiological fluid mechanics; dynamic wetting; flows with transitions in the topology of the flow domain; dynamics of liquid jets and drops; flows with phase transitions; fuel cells and many more; research students' work often arises from industrially motivated problems or develops new directions in existing research projects; research in computational mathematics includes: numerical solution of partial differential equations; design and analysis of algorithms for large-scale problems; numerical linear algebra and matrix analysis; the area of financial mathematics represents a new and exciting field of research; topics of research including both modelling and computational finance.

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 proficiency suitable for this level of study.

Sponsorship information

We award up to 10 home/EU EPSRC doctoral training grants each year to eligible students; in exceptional circumstances fully-funded School doctoral training grants may be awarded.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,090 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 13,195 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,045 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,565 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time £ 1,998 per Academic year (home fees) 6 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005