University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Mathematical Medicine and Biology

This group uses mathematical methods to provide insights into biological and biomedical phenomena. Research in this group includes: drug delivery; growth and treatment of tumours; bacterial infections; DNA modelling; tissue engineering; biomechanics; cell signalling; gene networks; mathematical neuroscience; stem cell biology; plant growth; physiological modelling; metabolism; regenerative medicine.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in mathematics (or mathematics related subject) or its equivalent. International research students need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each element.

Course modules

Postgraduate students are encouraged to participate in the many School research-related activities, and attend appropriate national and international conferences. We also offer a diverse range of research seminars, which you 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 Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 13,470 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 3847