University of Bristol
Engineering Mathematics PhD
University of Bristol

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Members of the Department of Engineering Mathematics carry out cutting-edge research in areas where mathematics is being applied to future challenges in engineering, industry and the life sciences. The department also makes fundamental theoretical and computational advances. There is a strong tradition of interdisciplinary work, international collaboration and publication in leading research journals.

Research is supported by grants from public bodies, such as the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, the Medical Research Council and the European Union, as well as from local government, national government and industry.

https://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/admissions-statements/2021/phd-engineering-mathematics.pdf

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees Law, Econ, Medicine, English
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • 7.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees Law, Econ, Medicine, English

We welcome students from all over the world. We currently have students from more than 120 countries studying here at Bristol. Having a diverse cultural community provides a stimulating environment for both teaching and learning, for more information plea
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PhD applicants must hold/achieve a minimum of a master’s degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline in an engineering discipline, computer science, mathematics or a closely related field. Applicants without a masters qualification may be considered on an exceptional basis, provided they hold a first-class undergraduate degree. Please note, acceptance will also depend on evidence of readiness to pursue a research degree. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

University of Bristol is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Tuition Fees Engineering Mathematics PhD

England UK £4565 year 1
Northern Ireland £4565 year 1
Scotland £4565 year 1
Wales £4565 year 1
Channel Islands £4565 year 1
EU £24600 year 1
International £24600 year 1
Ireland £24600 year 1

Average student cost of living in UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About University of Bristol

The University of Bristol is a traditional red brick research university located in Bristol, England. This university does not have a campus that it designates as its main campus, but instead has a group of buildings in the city centre which is referred to as the “University precinct”. With six different faculties and 29 distinct schools, there is sure to be something of interest for almost any student at Bristol.

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Where is this programme taught

Main Site - Senate House
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