University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Mathematics

The University of St Andrews provides world class education, with state of the art facilities and in a beautiful setting. The provision in Mathematics and Statistics covers all the key aspects of this fundamental science, from abstract theory to a range of applications in physics, computer science, biology and finance. Our classes are taught by internationally recognised specialists, and are informed by our current research activities. We offer PhD places in the research areas in which our School has active research groups: 1. Pure Mathematics (Analysis Group, Algebra and Combinatorics Group) 2. Applied Mathematics (Vortex Dynamics Group, Solar and Magnetospheric Theory Group, Mathematical Biology Group) 3. Statistics (Statistical Ecology Group, Statistical Inference Group)

Entry requirements

A good UK Honours degree or equivalent. Overseas applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (e.g. satisfactory British Council IELTS score or TOEFL score).

Course modules

There are no compulsory modules during our PhD.

Assessment methods

Students will complete a supervised thesis of 80,000 words.

Sponsorship information

Research council funding; entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 15,760 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
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 Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years

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