University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Complexity Sciences

Have you ever wondered how animals move collectively in flocks, swarms and shoals? Or how the brain learns and remembers information? Or how different plants, species or even transport systems evolve and adapt according to their environments? These are just a few examples of the numerous strands of research undertaken at the Bristol Centre for Complexity Sciences (BCCS). The BCCS cultivates interdisciplinary research across a range of modern engineering, social, life and molecular science subjects. Combining new and traditional methods from a variety of disciplines, our complexity sciences research focuses on the development of innovative mathematical methodology, tools and concepts that can be applied and tested on important real-world problems.

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in mathematics, physics, computer science or similar. Other degrees are considered but evidence of a strong mathematical background is essential.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,185 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,185 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 18,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,185 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,185 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,185 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

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