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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Brunel University London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-20, NOV-20, DEC-20

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

About the course

Research students are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community. A research degree provides the opportunity to investigate a topic in depth, and contribute new knowledge to your discipline. A PhD involves demonstrating through original research or other advanced scholarship the creation and interpretation of new knowledge, a systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge at the forefront of an academic discipline or professional practice, the ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the general of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of the discipline. Both full-time (3 years) and part-time (6 years) study routes are available.

Research groups

Computational and Applied Mathematics Group (CAM)
Financial Mathematics, Operational Research and Statistics Group (FORS)

Financial Mathematics Team

Mathematical Physics, Geometry and Combinatorics Group.

Employability
Careers and your future

Undertaking teaching and learning support duties represents an important professional and career development opportunity for postgraduate research students. Brunel offers two levels of paid work available to Postgraduate Research students. The first level post is as a Demonstrator and the second level post is as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA). Teaching and learning support duties will vary between Departments and research students should not rely on such opportunities being available. Find out more here.

Following the completion of the course students may follow several career paths:

Career path within academia starting as a Post-doc or Lecturer/Assistant Professor at a university
Career progression within research institutions commencing as a Researcher and progressing to Senior Researcher.
Career path within industry as a Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientists, Financial Analyst, etc.
Career path in secondary education as Maths teacher, Maths Subject Leader.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,355per 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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Brunel University London

  • University League Table

    84th

  • Campus address

    Brunel University London, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Hillingdon, UB8 3PH, England

All new international students have guaranteed campus accommodation.
Pre-sessional English courses provide students with intensive English language training before the start of their academic studies.
Brunel offers more than 100 scholarships every year to help international students pay their fees and living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    115 48%

    53rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    56th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    53rd

    6

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