University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Scientific Computation and Analysis

Scientific Computation and Analysis is concerned with the design and analysis of computational algorithms. Research areas include: high-order finite element/discontinuous Galerkin methods; A posteriori error analysis and adaptivity; computational electromagnetic; computational fluid mechanics; numerical simulation of bifurcation problems; computational cell biology.

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 Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 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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Postgraduate Enquiry Team
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0115 951 3847