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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Royal Holloway, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

About us

Academic staff in the Department of Mathematics carry out pioneering research which is making an impressive impact on the world stage. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the department was ranked second in the UK for research impact.

The department has 20 staff performing research in a number of areas of pure, applied and applicable mathematics, probability and statistics, and information security.

The main research interests in the department can be grouped into the following areas

  • Algebra
  • Discrete Mathematics and its Applications
  • Number Theory
  • Quantum Dynamics
  • Statistics and Probability.

Assessment

Once the research has been successfully completed the student must write and submit a final report in the form of a PhD research thesis. This will be evaluated by at least two experts and the student will be invited to attend an oral examination where they must satisfactorily defend their thesis.

Your future career

Our PhD students have a high employability rate. Our Mathematics PhD students either continue on the academic route by taking up Post-Doctoral research positions at other institutions or move, for example, into the Financial Sector. Many of the skills acquired by Mathematics PhD students are in demand outside of Academia.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Royal Holloway, University of London

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, England

Learn from top experts: Royal Holloway is in the UK’s top 25 universities for research (Complete University Guide).
International collaborations: successful partnerships and sponsorship from industry and governments, leading to first-class career opportunities.
Close-knit community with specific support for international students as well as financial support through a generous package of scholarships and bursaries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 70 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    131 54%

    40th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    59th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    40th

    18

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