Ph.D. On Campus

Mathematical Sciences

36 months
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This research Mathematical Sciences programme from Sunway University aims to develop your research skills in one of the many exciting areas of mathematics, ranging from pure mathematics, applied mathematics to applied statistics.


Embark in high quality and innovative research in the broad field of mathematical sciences, that demonstrates the beauty of numbers and algorithms, and their usefulness in decision-making and problem-solving.

Working closely with your supervisors, you will be exposed to the different aspects of research activities, including developing a comprehensive literature review, identifying areas of contribution, and communicating research outputs via journal publications and conference presentations.

The Mathematical Sciences programme from Sunway University will equip you with strong mathematical, analytical and statistical data analysis skills, to become experts and well-qualified researchers.

Career Prospects

Doctoral graduates may enter careers in academia, consulting or research, as well as undertake specialist roles in areas related to mathematics and statistics in various organizations, such as universities, research institutes, and industrial R&D laboratories.

Programme Structure

The School has a dedicated team of academicians and in-house actuaries who will mentor and discuss possible research topics with you in the following areas of research interests, but not limited to:
  • Applications of statistics in finance and insurance
  • Applied probability
  • Applied stochastic processes
  • Big data analytics
  • Combinatorics
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Credit risk modelling
  • Evolutionary computation
  • Graph theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

All application documents and initial payment to be submitted to International Office at least eight (8) weeks before the intake date(s).




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A Master Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Operations Research, Quantitative Sciences, or other related fields.

Tuition Fee


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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