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What will I learn?

Programme overview

The University of Bristol School of Mathematics has more than doubled in size in the last decade, with approximately 130 academic staff and 70 postgrads. 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 postgrads.


According to the Times Higher Education analysis of the last Research Excellence Framework, Bristol, Cambridge, Imperial, Oxford and Warwick are the five top UK Maths departments. Our academic staff are among the world's best in their areas and have won distinguished prizes and fellowships, and major grants.


The level of our postgraduate supervision is in line with our research merits. We aim at recruiting top-notch postgraduates, welcoming applications from the UK and overseas. You will learn cutting-edge mathematical skills, engage in worldwide collaborations, and be a part of a friendly and stimulating community.


Graduates have gone on to on to work in industry, finance, consultancy and academia, including post-doctoral positions and lectureships.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
£24,600.00 (US$ 29,669) per year
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Bench fees applicable.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 September 2022


Clifton Campus

Tyndall Park Road to Park Row,


BS8 1TH, England

Entry requirements

For international students

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. IELTS: 6.0 overall with either listening or speaking at 6.5, with no score below 6.0; TOEFL iBT: 83 overall with either R20, L21, S21 and W20, or R20, L20, S23 and W20; Pearson PTE: 64 average with either listening or speaking at 64, and no skill below 60; Cambridge CAE: Grade C, or Level B2 with either listening or speaking at 176 and no skill below 168; Cambridge CPE: Grade C, or Level C1; Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level IV: with pass in all skills; Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III: with pass in all skills.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Bristol

The University of Bristol is a prestigious and globally renowned research university, with an international community of students, staff and alumni.

  • Ranked 10th amongst UK universities (QS, 2022)
  • Ranked 62nd best university in the world (QS, 2022)
  • Top 5 in the UK for research (THE analysis of REF, 2021)
  • 27,000 students from over 150 countries

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