University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Number Theory and Geometry

This course examines structures, methods and tools of arithmetical and geometric origin to study zeta and L functions, arithmetic geometry, analytic number theory, local number theory, Iwasawa theory, higher class field theories, higher adelic analysis and geometry, higher automorphic forms, geometric and categorical theories and correspondences, computational number theory, and interaction with mathematical physics and model theory. Postgraduate students are encouraged to participate in the many school research-related activities, and attend appropriate national and international conferences.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

The course offers a diverse range of research seminars, which students are welcome to attend. Research students also have access to specialised mathematical training courses such as those provided by the Academy for PhD Training in Statistics (APTS) or the Mathematics Access Grid Conferencing (MAGIC) group who run courses using videoconferencing technology.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 3847