Training is provided through individual supervision of research, by advanced seminar courses and conferences, and by generic courses.
The PhD degree in Pure Mathematics from University of Birmingham usually involves a qualifying dissertation submitted during the second year of study, which is helpful training for writing the PhD thesis.
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- Currently thriving at Birmingham are the following research groups: Applied Mathematics: applied analysis, financial mathematics, fluid mechanics, mathematical biology, nonlinear waves, scientific computing Theoretical and Computational Optimization: mathematical theory and methods applicable to managerial decision-making, particularly non-linear, discrete, and multi-criteria optimization Pure Mathematics: algebra, analysis, combinatorics and logic Statistics: nonparametric, robust methods, time series analysis and medical statistics
- 36 months
- 72 months
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DisciplinesMathematics Actuarial Science View 54 other PhDs in Mathematics in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 Honours degree in a Mathematics-related subject, or a lower degree plus an MSc or substantial relevant experience
International18450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18450 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.
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