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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-APR-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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

The programme aims to offer knowledge and expertise for a career in the academic world, or to pursue a variety of other opportunities in which a strong mathematical background is important. Past students are on the staff of universities in the UK and abroad, and senior statisticians and managers in industry and business.

Available research areas

  • number theory
  • functional analysis and spectral theory of ordinary and partial differential operators
  • calculus of variations and partial differential equations
  • numerical analysis
  • theoretical and computational fluid dynamics
  • operator algebras and non commutative geometry
  • algebraic topology
  • algebraic geometry
  • combinatorics
  • quantum field theory and statistical mechanics
  • conformal field theory and vertex operator algebras
  • image processing
  • operational research
  • time series analysis
  • probability theory and statistics.

Distinctive features

  • Lively research environment, extensive seminar programme.
  • Conference and workshop support, including annual Welsh Mathematics Colloquium.
  • Optional participation in undergraduate teaching, including HEA accreditation.
  • Colloquia are held regularly and each research group has a weekly research seminar.
  • The School hosts and participates in frequent workshops organised by WIMSC research clusters, with which the research groups are associated.
  • The many collaborative projects with groups in other institutions in the UK and abroad, bring a steady stream of distinguished visitors to the School.

Career Prospects

A broad variety of careers in academia or industry.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University is a global institution, with over 7,900 international students from more than 130 countries.
The university welcomes applications from international students and offer specialist facilities and dedicated support to help with a student’s studies.
Cardiff came second in the 2020 Natwest Student Living Index for monthly rental costs in UK university cities, and twelfth in terms of overall living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    157 66%

    27th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    43rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    41st

    8

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