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Mathematics PhD, MPhil - Applied Mathematics

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Leicester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUL-21, SEP-21, JAN-22, MAY-22, JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science offers supervision for the degrees of: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - full-time and part-time; Master of Philosophy (MPhil) - full-time and part-time.

Supervision and research areas

We offer PhD and MPhil supervision in Mathematics in areas that are compatible with the research interests of our academic staff, which include: Pure Mathematics; Applied Mathematics.

PhD description

PhD students complete an independent research project under the guidance of a supervisory team. The research is normally completed over a maximum period of 3.0-3.5 years (full-time) or 6.0-6.5 years (part-time).

A fourth year (full-time) or seventh year (part-time) or the remaining part of this can be used to prepare the thesis for examination. The thesis should not normally exceed 50,000 words and must make an original contribution to knowledge and contain work of publishable quality. The thesis must then be defended in a viva voce (oral) examination before a degree can be awarded.

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University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 72 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    131 54%

    41st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    5th

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    67th

    3

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