Mathematics: Fully Funded Heilbronn Doctoral Partnership PhD Scholarship at Swansea

  • Phd
  • Full cost of tuition fees and an annual stipend
  • 19 April 2022

Funding provider: Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research

Subject area: Mathematics

Project start date:

  • 1 October 2022 (Enrolment open from mid-September)

Supervisors: Any available supervisor in the Department of Mathematics, whose research includes Pure Mathematics, Probability or Data Science.

Aligned programme of study: PhD in Mathematics

Mode of study: Full-time

Project description:

We invite applications for PhD study in Mathematics at Swansea University. The studies will be funded by the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research from their UKRI/EPSRC award “Heilbronn Doctoral Partnership (HDP) 2022”.

In addition to undertaking cutting-edge research, students on this programme may expect to participate in summer workshops in years 1-3. It is anticipated these will be about 4 weeks in length and residential in nature (with extra costs covered as appropriate).

A research project can be in one of the fields below:

  • Algebra, Geometry and Topology
  • Mathematical and computational methods in machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Stochastic Analysis and (Noncommutative) Probability

Detailed information about research directions in the Department of Mathematics can be found at the Research and Impact webpage of the Department. Applicants should demonstrate interest in one or more of the above research fields.

Students from traditionally under-represented groups in mathematics are strongly encouraged to apply.


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

English Language requirements: If applicable – IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each individual component) or Swansea recognised equivalent.

This scholarship is open to candidates of any nationality.


Please note that the programme requires some applicants to hold ATAS clearance, further details on ATAS scheme eligibility are available on the UK Government website.

ATAS clearance IS NOT required to be held as part of the scholarship application process, successful award winners (as appropriate) are provided with details as to how to apply for ATAS clearance in tandem with scholarship course offer.


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This scholarship covers the full cost of tuition fees and an annual stipend at the UKRI rate (currently £15,609 for 2021/22) for four years.

Additional research expenses will also be available.


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