In the last Research Excellence Framework, 89% of our research was ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent. Our PhD programme is your chance to join the next generation of world-class researchers in mathematics and statistics.
On the page below, you can find details of PhD projects that are currently available in Mathematics and Statistics.
You can also learn about the kind of PhD projects we supervise by browsing our list of PhD alumni:
There are a number of different ways to fund your PhD. See what options are available to you:
When you have found a project you want to apply for, you can apply using the University of Sheffield's online application form.
If you would like any more information or have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Postgraduate Research
Professor Elizabeth Winstanley
PhD Admissions Advisers
Dr Kirill Mackenzie
Dr Timothy Heaton
Post: School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sheffield, Hicks Building, Hounsfield Road, Sheffield, S3 7RH, United Kingdom
You can also visit us throughout the year:
About our research
If you have your own idea for a PhD project, you can find a potential supervisor by visiting our research webpages. Contact a member of academic staff to find out about PhD opportunities in their area.