Mathematics - Structured

The various research groups within the discipline of Mathematics host a wide range of workshops, seminars and graduate courses, resulting in a unique and thriving graduate research programme.

As part of the doctoral training available on the Structured PhD programme, students select from a range of taught modules, including:

-graduate-level courses in Mathematics covering topics such as Advanced Algebra and Analysis, Geometry, Topology/Set Theory and Computational Mathematics;
-modules in Statistics, Bioinformatics and Applied Mathematics available from the cognate disciplines within the School of Maths;
-a wide range of interdisciplinary modules from other schools in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences;
-modules on core skills such as research methods, computing, communications, and languages;
-modules acknowledging a student’s professional development, including presentation of posters and paper at an International Conference
-modules to enhance a student’s employability through generic training e.g. Careers' Workshops, computing skills, etc.

Each student is assigned a primary Supervisor(s) and a Graduate Research Committee made up of experienced researchers to plan their programme of study and to provide on-going support to their research.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to enter on a programme of study and research for the degree of PhD you must have reached a high honours standard at the examination for the primary degree or presented such evidence as will satisfy the Head of School and the College of your fitness.

Application dates

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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