Skip to main content

Mathematics PhD

Mathematics PhD

  • Typically 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2021
  • Campus Egham

About us

Academic staff in the Department of Mathematics carry out pioneering research which is making an impressive impact on the world stage. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the department was ranked second in the UK for research impact.

The department has 20 staff performing research in a number of areas of pure, applied and applicable mathematics, probability and statistics, and information security.

The main research interests in the department can be grouped into the following areas

  • Algebra
  • Discrete Mathematics and its Applications
  • Number Theory
  • Quantum Dynamics
  • Statistics and Probability.

Explore Royal Holloway

Get help paying for your studies at Royal Holloway through a range of scholarships and bursaries.

There are lots of exciting ways to get involved at Royal Holloway. Discover new interests and enjoy existing ones

Heading to university is exciting. Finding the right place to live will get you off to a good start

Whether you need support with your health or practical advice on budgeting or finding part-time work, we can help

Discover more about our 21 departments and schools

Find out why Royal Holloway is in the top 25% of UK universities for research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’

They say the two most important days of your life are the day you were born, and the day you find out why

Discover world-class research at Royal Holloway

Discover more about who we are today, and our vision for the future

Royal Holloway began as two pioneering colleges for the education of women in the 19th century, and their spirit lives on today

We’ve played a role in thousands of careers, some of them particularly remarkable

Find about our decision-making processes and the people who lead and manage Royal Holloway today