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Mathematical Sciences, Ph.D.

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  • 36 months
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Overview

The Department attracts staff and students from all over the world, making it a diverse and stimulating environment in which to study. Active in high-quality research across the broad spectrum of mathematics, the Department has an excellent international reputation. Research themes within the Department include analysis, dynamical systems, geometry and mathematical physics, linear and nonlinear waves, mathematical modelling, statistics, and stochastic analysis.

As a PhD student in the Department of Mathematical Sciences you will be part of a vibrant community of researchers from around the world. The Department hosts regular seminar series and colloquia, as well as international conferences and workshops.

As part of the School of Science, staff and PhD students contribute to our interdisciplinary research centres:

  • Centre for Geometry and Applications
  • Centre for Imaging Science
  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical Modelling

Skills and experience

A Mathematical Sciences PhD programme at Loughborough University will give you the opportunity to develop new and highly sought after skills which can set you up for a range of careers. It’s a chance to make a novel contribution to knowledge, to become a world expert in a particular field, and it can open a range of doors with different employers. You'll also enhance your interpersonal skills, such as networking and relationship building, which will be invaluable in your future career.In addition to the University’s extensive training provision, you’ll also enjoy a dynamic research atmosphere with regular workshops, international visitors and a wide range of research seminars to which you’ll be invited to make presentations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research areas

  • Analysis and PDEs
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Geometry and Mathematical Physics
  • Linear and Nonlinear Waves
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Stochastic Analysis
  • Statistics

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

A minimum of a high 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in mathematics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Loughborough

  • 600 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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