School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics



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

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:

You will be based in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, at Newcastle University. All successful candidates, regardless of funding, will receive:

  • a £1500 travel grant
  • a new desktop computer
  • a shared office (maximum 6 students) in the fourth floor of the Herschel building
  • access to APTS and MAGIC training courses
  • training in R, MATLAB, Python and high performance computation (if needed)
  • the opportunity to assist in lecture courses, and tutorials

Fully-funded PhD Projects

Details of currently available PhD/MPhil studentships are listed on our fully-funded PhD projects page.