Masters | Postgraduate Course - Mathematics (with Foundation Phase) Res Course Details within University of York

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Mathematics (with Foundation Phase) Res

Study Details

PhD 4 years Full-time, PhD 8 years Part-time

The PhD (with Foundation Phase) may be an appropriate course for applicants who require more extensive masters-level initial training before they embark on a PhD research project.

The first two terms comprise an integrated portfolio of lecture and reading courses and a project report. The taught component serves the double purpose of broadening and deepening the student's general mathematical knowledge in an appropriate range of specialist areas, which must be seen as integral steps towards acquiring the ability to carry out research in mathematics. Approximately half of the taught courses will be chosen to be relevant to the student's broad prospective research area and will normally include a directed learning module or reading course, worth the equivalent of two 10 hour MAGIC courses. The reading course will be chosen to provide a foundation for the student's study project.

Entry Requirements

For admissions to study for a PhD in the area of Mathematical Finance, a first-class honours degree in Mathematics and an MSc in a Mathematics based subject passed above distinction-level, including an MSc dissertation mark of 80% or higher on UK scale, are usually required.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: