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The School of Mathematics offers an exceptionally wide range of opportunities for postgraduate studies in mathematics.

PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time Programme


The School of Medicine offers research degrees in the medical disciplines such as cancer, immunology, infection, immunity, neurosciences, mental health and population medicine.

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Programme

Pure Mathematics

Research in this area spans: Ordinary and partial differential equations; Functional analysis; Analytical and computational spectral theory; Quantum mechanics; Number theory and its applications; Mathematical physics; Operator algebras; Algebraic geometry.

PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time Area


We offer a 3 year PhD programme, a 4 year integrated PhD programme, an EngD programme, and a 1 year MPhil degree programme.

PhD, MPhil, EngD Full-time, Part-time Programme

Applied Mathematics

Research in this area spans: Wave propagation in inhomogeneous media; Homogenisation; Fluid mechanics; Structural and solid mechanics; Numerical analysis and scientific computing; Applied mathematical modelling; Memory effects; Inverse problems; Integral transforms.

PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time Area

Engineering: Energy and Environment

One of the School’s three research themes is that of Energy and Environment, which aims to advance energy technology and play a key role in addressing the increasing demand for sustainable and low carbon technologies, while reducing environmental impact and ensuring a sustainable environment.

PhD, MPhil, EngD Full-time, Part-time Area

EPSRC CDT in Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing

This PhD degree programme is part of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing.

PhD Full-time Programme

Wireless and Microwave Communication Engineering (MRes)

This MRes course aims to provide you with and excellent platform for career development, whether that be within industry or academic research.

MRes Full-time Programme


This project will develop knowledge and skills in several general areas of algebraic, geometric and enumerative combinatorics, including polytope theory, poset theory and symmetric function theory.


Engineering: Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing

The wide ranging research theme of Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing incorporates cutting edge research which fosters innovation and sustainability, supports social and economic development, and contributes to improvements in health and quality of life by ensuring the safety and best performance of materials and structures.

PhD, MPhil, EngD Full-time, Part-time Area

Engineering: Health, Technology and the Digital World

The Health, Technology, and the Digital World research theme provides a framework for the research undertaken in the fields of High Frequency Communications Engineering and Medical Engineering, Medical Physics, and Medical Electronics. The combination of these disciplines allows for a truly innovative approach and enables exciting new solutions for the security, healthcare and medical requirements of a modern society.

PhD, MPhil, EngD Full-time, Part-time Area

Game Theory

This project will aim to build on research by exploring novel reinforcement learning algorithms and/or other techniques from machine learning.


Design of experiments in regression models with correlated observations

This project aims to develop the theoretical and methodological principles for the problem of optimal experimental design in the case of correlated observations.


Adaptive modelling and optimisation of hyperelastic cellular structures

This project will identify mechanical properties amenable to mathematical treatment and produce physically realistic mathematical models for natural cellular structures.


Development of a platform for healthcare operations management underpinning strategic, tactical and operational decisions

This project will develop a platform for healthcare operations management underpinning strategic, tactical and operational decisions.


Integer Optimisation

The project aims to develop novel algebraic and geometric methods that can be successfully applied to study integer optimisation problems, with a special focus on sparsity of solutions in context of (linear or nonlinear) integer optimisation.


Mathematical methods for scale-bridging: From interacting particle systems to differential equations

The focus of the project is on applying two new mathematical developments for the purpose of scale bridging.


Problems in microlocal analysis with an emphasis on spectral asymptotics and scattering theory

In this project, you will gain exposure to a variety of ideas from microlocal analysis and how they are used in problems initiated with the field of quantum mechanics, more specifically quantum chaos.


The Influence of Compressibility on the Dynamics of Encapsulated Microbubbles

The dynamics of EMBs in viscoelastic fluids forced by ultrasound forms the focus of this project.


Vertex algebras and generalisations of Lie theory

This project focuses on symmetric functions and their implications in representation theory, finite dimensional semisimple Lie algebras and their representations, affine Kac-Moody algebras and infinite dimensional Lie algebras.


Optimisation of placement of charging stations for electrical vehicles in road networks

The aim of this PhD project is to develop novel modelling and algorithmic solutions for the charging limitations of electrical vehicles in road networks by drawing from existing research in the fields of optimisation and network theory.


Investigating peroxisome dysregulation in Alzheimer’s disease

In this project you will first determine how peroxisomes respond to the specific pathogenic proteins associated with AD in vivo.


Machine Learning for Dimension Reduction in High‐Dimensional Datasets

This project will focus on the improvement of existing methodology for more accurate and computationally faster estimation algorithms to achieve SDR.


In silico modelling of parasite dynamics

This PhD studentship will bridge this divide by modelling disease transmission at all scales in four WPs.


Biomedical Engineering

Opportunities available in the Biomedical Engineering Research Group.


Operator Algebras and Noncommutative Geometry

The application of Operator Algebras and K-theory to understand structural problems in statistical mechanics and conformal quantum field theory.


Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as a Safe and Effective Brain Stimulation Tool

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.


Least Squares PGD Mimetic Spectral Element Methods for Systems of First-Order PDEs

The goal of this project is to develop a least squares PGD mimetic spectral element method for the Stokes problem.


Sparsity and structures in large-scale machine learning problems

The main objective of this project is to investigate the design of efficient approaches to scale-up and improve state-of-the-art machine learning techniques, while providing theoretical guarantees on their behaviour.


Calcium and mechanics in embryogenesis: continuum and cell-based models

The aim of this project is to extend models to systems of nonlinear partial differential equations to study the rheology of the embryonic epithelial tissue as a viscoelastic medium.