University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Pure Mathematics

Students who are initially registered for the MPhil and can be transferred to the PhD after 1 year if they have made satisfactory progress; the 1st year then counts as part of the PhD, so the student spends only 3 years altogether.

Entry requirements

A 1st or good 2.1 Honours degree in mathematics, physics or engineering, or alternative postgraduate qualification.

Course modules

Research areas: algebra, groups; communicative rings; non-communicative rings; category theory; number theory; geometry; topology; analysis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
PhD Full-time - 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

School of Mathematics and Statistics
Telephone number: 
0114 2223808