Ph.D. On Campus


Heriot-Watt University

15360 GBP/year
4380 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences represents a partnership of over 110 academics at the School of Mathematics of University of Edinburgh and the Department of Actuarial Mathematics & Statistics and the Department of Mathematics of Heriot-Watt University and provides a superb environment for PhD Mathematics study at Heriot-Watt University  in all areas of the mathematical sciences.



The rich environment of the  Mathematics study at Heriot-Watt University includes a lively seminar programme, encompassing all areas of mathematics, operational research and statistics. There are numerous meetings, workshops and conferences held through the year, both at the two universities and, often jointly, at the Edinburgh-based International Centre for Mathematical Sciences(link is external)

Programme Structure

If you are interested in pursuing a general PhD at the Maxwell Institute Graduate School, please have a look at the list of projects below, grouped by themes.
  • Actuarial and Financial Mathematics
  • Analysis & Probability
  • Applied & Computational Mathematics
  • Optimization OR & Statistics
  • Structure and Symmetry

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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Please choose one or more potential supervisors from Heriot-Watt or Edinburgh Universities, for example by searching the PhD projects on offer. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year
  • EU/EEA

    4380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4380 GBP per year

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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