Ph.D. On Campus

Mathematical Sciences

Loughborough University

36 months
18100 GBP/year
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The Mathematical Sciences department at Loughborough University is committed to driving forward innovation across the teaching and research of both pure and applied mathematics.


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.

Programme Structure

Research areas

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18100 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
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