School of Mathematics & Statistics



Opportunities for postgraduate study at the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

Postgraduate students sitting in the student forum on campus.

For course content, research areas, research skills training, entry requirements, how to apply, and fees, funding and visa information please see course descriptions on the postgraduate website:

Cloud Computing for Big Data CDT

This new multi-million pound initiative will train the next generation of experts in the analysis of 'big data' using advanced statistical methodologies and the latest cloud computing technologies, addressing an acute worldwide skills shortage.

Each year there will be 11 fully-funded, four-year PhD studentships available. See the CDT website for further information.

SAgE Doctoral Training Awards Scheme

The Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering Doctoral Training Award (SAgE DTA) scheme is inviting applications from talented students who have, or expect to receive, a good Bachelor's or Master's degree and who have a real passion for research.

The faculty is offering at least 27 four-year PhD scholarships with a value of £18,500 per year (£74,000 in total). SAgE DTA Scholarships cover tuition fees (at the UK rate) and living costs and are open to UK/EU and international applicants. Potential research projects are available in 11 major science and engineering research themes.