Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematics)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The University of Wollongong's School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics spans pure mathematics, applied mathematics, financial mathematics and statistics. We enjoy an international reputation in areas including survey and census design and analysis, operator algebra, geometric analysis, spatial statistics, biometrics, partial differential equations, the modelling of chemical reactions and nonscale phenomena. The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics has 'above world standard' classification in the Excellence in Research for Australia. Our graduates are in demand across a range of industries including finance, defence and security, health care, and the IT sector. When you study at UOW you become part of a learning and research environment that is supported by highly qualified academic staff with expertise across a range of disciplines from pure to applied mathematics and statistics.

Structure

Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematics) candidates undertake in-depth research in order to make an original contribution to the body of knowledge in a chosen field of study. This qualification can lead to, or enhance an academic career and is also highly regarded by public and private sector employers. Information regarding the University's research activity, research strengths and scholarships can be found on UOW's Research & Innovation website. The Faculty will ensure that a supervisor with appropriate expertise is allocated to a candidate at the time of application. Students are encouraged to identify potential supervisors who match their research interests. Students are also advised to make contact with a potential supervisor to discuss their project prior to applying for admission. Each PhD candidate has two supervisors. The research involved in producing a doctoral (PhD) dissertation involves a significant contribution to a field of knowledge. The thesis must be a minimum of 80,000 words and no longer than 100,000 words in length. Students may be required to attend lectures on relevant topics from time to time throughout the program.

Subjects

  • Honours degree with 2nd class Division 1 or higher
  • Research Masters with at least 2/3 of the degree comprising a thesis. UOW Masters of Research with WAM70+
  • Coursework Masters with a substantial thesis and WAM75+ or GPA 3.2 out of 4. Other forms of research experience will also be considered.

Standard entry requirements

  • Honours degree with 2nd class Division 1 or higher
  • Research Masters with at least ? of the degree comprising a thesis. UOW Masters of Research with WAM70+
  • Coursework Masters with a substantial thesis and WAM75+ or GPA 3.2 out of 4. Other forms of research experience will also be considered.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Wollongong International: $133,248 No No information available
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