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Cardiff School of Mathematics PhD studentships (PhD Studentship)

Reference Number: R891
Closing Date: Closed for applications
Duration: 3 years
Funding Amount: UK/EU fees plus stipend
Level of Study: Postgraduate Research
Regions: EU (Non UK), UK
This funding opportunity is now closed for application

The School of Mathematics at Cardiff University invites applications for 3.5 year research studentships in any of the following areas:

The studentships will be based at Cardiff University, in a lively and vibrant research environment.

Further information for prospective research students and specific advice regarding the application process for research degrees within Cardiff School of Mathematics can be found on our Information for Prospective Postgraduate Research Students' page.

Proposed start date: October 2014

Number of awards: 5


The succesful applicants will recieved full UK/EU tuition fees plus Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£13,863 p.a. for 2014/15, updated each year).


Academic Criteria: Applicants should have a strong first Degree and/or an appropriate Masters level qualification in any area of mathematics or a related subject.

Residency: Full awards (fees plus maintenance stipend) are open to UK Nationals and EU students who can satisfy UK residency requirements. To be eligible for the full award, EU Nationals must have been in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start of the course for which they are seeking funding, including for the purposes of full-time education. EU Nationals who do not meet the above residency requirement are eligible for a fees only award, provided that they have been ordinarily resident in the EU for at least 3 years prior to the start of their proposed programme of study.

Note: These residency requirements may be waived in exceptional cases.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should apply using Cardiff's online application service and contact Dr Schmidt, Director of Postgraduate Studies, via email on to indicate interest in the funded place.

The application will then be processed in the standard way, subject to assessment of the previous academic record and availability of supervision in the desired subject area.

Application Deadline: 20th April 2014

Further Information

Informal enquiries can be addressed by email to Dr Karl Michael Schmidt (Director of Postgraduate Studies, Email: or Professor Tim Phillips (Director of Research, Email: