Open days

The University of Manchester is one of the UK’s largest and most reputable universities. The Faculty of Science and Engineering has more than 70 specialist research groups and links with key industrial partners.

A postgraduate degree from Manchester is an excellent route to better career prospects. If you want to achieve more then take a closer look at the benefits a postgraduate degree can offer.

The School of Mathematics has about 170 postgraduate students in principal areas of mathematics. To find out more come along to one of our open days to discuss your interests with academics and attend talks on the degrees that we offer.

 Our next PhD/MSc Maths Open Day is scheduled for Wednesday 27th February 2019.  

If you are interested in finding out more about studying for a MSc or PhD in the School of Mathematics, University of Manchester, then feel free to come along to our Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 27 February 2019.  It is free to attend, but please register to help with our administrative arrangements. 

The programme for the afternoon is as follows:

14:00 – Registration (Outside Frank Adams 1 & 2, 1st floor of the Alan Turing Building)

14:15 - 'Introduction to PhD Study’ by the PhD Director Professor Matthias Heil and ‘Introduction to MSc Study’ by the MSc Director, Dr Peter Foster to be followed by an introduction to the Postgraduate Programme Directors, in Frank Adams 1 & 2.

15:00 - Refreshments on the Atrium Bridge. This will provide an opportunity for informal discussions about our postgraduate programmes with academics and current students.

16:00 - Close

If you are a potential PhD student who would like to meet a specific academic on the day, please email us at: and we will try to accommodate your request.

If you have any access needs please contact us at at least 48 hours before the event.

For any updates to the programme, please check this website.

Privacy Notice:

By registering for this event you are consenting to the School of Maths storing the personal data you have provided.  We will use this information to record your attendance at the event and send you information about the event.  We may also contact you to request feedback on the event you attended. We will not pass on your details to any third parties.  Data will only be stored for a 6 month period after the event and then it will be deleted. If you require any further information about how the University complies with Data Protection Laws please visit the University website.

General enquiries and applications

If you have a general enquiry or would like to arrange an individual visit to the School please contact us using the details below: 

PGT Admissions

Tel: +44 (0)161 275 5826/0174

PGR Admissions 
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 5812

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