University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Complexity Sciences

Combining new and traditional methods from a variety of disciplines, this course focuses on the development of innovative mathematical methodology, tools and concepts which can be applied and tested on important real-world problems.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Year 1 (taught): network theory; control theory; nonlinear dynamics; big data; mathematical modelling. Years 2 to 4 (PhD research areas): biological sciences; synthetic biology; social medicine; transportation; civil engineering; computer science; engineering mathematics; chemistry; mathematics; neuroscience; social sciences; physics.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,939 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
PhD Full-time £ 17,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
0117 928 8126