About the Programme
PHD Studentships in Mathematics & Statistics
Salary: Includes a Stipend of £15,285 per annum plus travel
School of Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Please quote reference: 13234
2 year Full Time PhD Studentship
Available from 1 February 2021
Two full-time four-year PhD studentships in mathematics and statistics are available, commencing 1 February 2021. Studentships cover full-time fees, include a stipend (£15,285 per annum in 2020–2021), plus £1250 annual travel allowance. Self-funded part-time PhD study is also available for some projects.
Situated on the Open University Campus in Milton Keynes, the School of Mathematics and Statistics provides a friendly and flexible working environment for all its staff and students and holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award. We particularly welcome applications from women. The School ensures that every female PhD student is allocated a female member of staff as a point of contact and organises networking events for female academic staff and PhD students.
Several research projects will be available, covering topics in pure and applied mathematics, theoretical physics and statistics. Full details of projects are available on the School's Research Degrees pages. Interested persons are encouraged to make informal enquiries to the Director of Research.
General information about studying for a research degree with the Open University is available from the Research Degrees Prospectus.
Application forms, together with a covering letter indicating your suitability and reasons for applying, should be emailed to [email protected].
Closing date: 4 September 2020 5pm.
Interviews are expected to take place during September 2020.
Overseas applicants are welcomed. Those from a non-EEA country that is not majority English-speaking must hold a Secure English Language Test (SELT) certificate equivalent to CEFR level B2 or higher at the time of applying.
Equal Opportunity is University policy.
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