Closing date: 27 May 2019

Start date:  1 October 2019

The Department of Mathematics at Swansea University invites applications for a PhD study funded by EPSRC. Research can be undertaken in any of the following areas or a combination thereof:

  • Data Science
  • Logic and Verification
  • Visual Computing
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Security
  • Algebra and Topology
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Stochastic Analysis
  • Biomathematics

Visit the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Computer Science for our research expertise and/or contact the Postgraduate Research Admissions Tutors, Professor Eugene Lytvynov (Mathematics- e.lytvynov@swansea.ac.uk) or Dr Arno Pauly (Computer Science- a.m.pauly@swansea.ac.uk).

The Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science are part of the Computational Foundry, a world-class centre for computational research, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through Welsh Government. The brand new building of the Computational Foundry provides an ideal environment for doing a PhD. The Computational Foundry has dedicated research labs, runs specialised seminar series, and frequently hosts international guest researchers from academia and industry. The Computational Foundry is involved in large UK- and EU-funded research projects that provide opportunities for additional training and research visits at partner universities. With its 58 research active staff the Computational Foundry is a great place to do a PhD.

For more details please see here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships/research/mathematics-epsrc-phd-2019---php

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

To apply, please complete and return the following documents to the College of Science:

  • College of Science PGR Scholarship Application
  • Academic References – all scholarship applications require two supporting references to be submitted. Please ensure that your chosen referees are aware of the funding deadline, as their references form a vital part of the evaluation process. Please either include these with your scholarship application or ask your referees to send them directly to science-scholarships@swansea.ac.uk
  • Academic Transcripts and Degree Certificates – academic transcripts and degree certificates must be submitted along with the scholarship application by the funding deadline. We will be using these to verify your academic qualifications.
  • A recent CV
  • Applicants should use the ‘Supplementary Personal Statement’ section of the application form to indicate, in broad terms, their proposed research interests within the activities of the AMQP group.

Please email the documents to science-scholarships@swansea.ac.uk with ‘EPSRC 24 + 25 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION’ in the subject line of your email or post them to:

Recruitment and Marketing Team
College of Science
Wallace Building
Swansea University
Singleton Park
Swansea SA2 8PP

Informal enquiries and queries on eligibility may be directed to the Postgraduate Research Admissions Tutors, Professor Eugene Lytvynov (Mathematics- e.lytvynov@swansea.ac.uk) or Dr Arno Pauly (Computer Science- a.m.pauly@swansea.ac.uk).

Entry Requirements

Candidates must have a first or upper second class honours or a Master’s degree with Merit (or equivalent), in a relevant discipline. 

For candidates whose first language is not English, we require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in each component) or equivalent. Please visit our website for a list of acceptable English language tests. We prefer candidates to have already met the English Language requirements at the point of application, although this is not a requirement.

Studentships funded by EPSRC are subject to UK/EU residency eligibility

Funding Notes

This scholarship is fully funded for three years covering UK/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend of £14,999 per annum.

Funding Information

Application Deadline:

27 May 2019

Please see our website for how to apply:
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