We are engaged in research across many areas in pure and applied mathematics and statistical science. We possess intellectual, educational, and material resources to provide the highest quality training for our postgraduates. We are proud to have been ranked 4th in the UK in the Times Higher Education analysis of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 for Mathematical Sciences.
Our academic staff are among the world's best in their areas and have won distinguished prizes and fellowships, and major grants. View details of PhD projects offered by our academics for the upcoming academic year.
The level of our postgraduate supervision is in line with our research merits. We aim to recruit top postgraduates, welcoming applications from the UK and overseas. You will learn cutting-edge mathematical skills, engage in international collaborations, and be a part of a friendly and stimulating community.
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us. The Mathematics programme is offered at the University of Bristol .
Graduates have gone on to work in industry, finance, consultancy and academia, including post-doctoral positions and lectureships.
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The priorities of the school's research efforts are:
- execution of internationally recognised world-class mathematical and statistical research, resulting in key publications and presentations;
- research training of graduate students who show the highest potential;
- research development and career progression of post-doctoral research workers;
- interaction with external groups both within academia and beyond;
- commercialising opportunities combining research and enterprise.
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- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
We welcome applications at any time of year. However, to receive full consideration for EPSRC or University of Bristol funding, applications should be submitted before 6 January.
DisciplinesMathematics Actuarial Science View 106 other Masters in Actuarial Science in United Kingdom
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- A first-class or upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject, or a relevant master's qualification. Places funded by the school may be subject to higher entry requirements.
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International25300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 24 months.
National4665 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4665 GBP per year during 24 months.
UK: part-time (two years)
- £2,332 per year
Living costs for Bristol
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.