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Department of Mathematics

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Postgraduate research in mathematics

Become a postgraduate researcher in mathematics at Manchester and join one of the largest postgraduate cohorts in the UK.

We offer opportunities in a wide range of mathematics research areas, from algebra, logic and number theory to probability, financial mathematics and actuarial science, and provide researchers with an excellent and lively environment to undertake world-leading research.

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Browse our range of mathematics PhD and MPhil postgraduate research programmes.

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Start your PhD journey by finding a research project.

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Getting in touch with a potential supervisor for your project is a crucial part of your PhD journey.

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There are lots of ways you can secure funding for your postgraduate research. Browse our funding pages to find out about available scholarships, studentships and awards.

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Get ready for a life changing experience like no other; find out about postgraduate research at The University of Manchester.