mathematical sciences at the university of Liverpool

Current PhD opportunities in the Math Department (different deadlines)

Are you interested in continuing your studies and produce a piece of work of research in mathematics or theoretical physics? Have you considered a career in academia?

If the answer to any of the above is yes, we strongly encourage you to apply for one of our many upcoming scholarship opportunities, see below. Unless otherwise specified below, the scholarships are fully funded scholarships (a stipend of at least the UKRI Doctoral Stipend rate of £18,622 per annum (2023/24 rate) — see individual adverts for funding rates) with tuition fees covered only at the Home/UK level.  You may apply for more than 1 scholarship.

General academic related question on each project should be discussed with the project supervisors.

For general administrative information (for example fees, eligibility, language certificates, etc.) please contact the School's PGR student experience team via email or phone +44 (0)151 794 4043.

Applied Mathematics
Pure Mathematics
Financial Mathematics
Theoretical Physics (also for international students)
General, for any member of the Department

Apply on How to apply for a PhD - University of Liverpool and mention "DTP/EPSRC studentship" (for all Maths applicants) at the question "What is your main source of funding". 


Please make sure to upload all the supporting material, and to indicate 2 names for reference letters writers. You should also contact your prospective supervisor(s) and agree on the research project(s) before the deadline. The prospective supervisor will then decide whether to endorse your application or not.


Full consideration will be given to all applications received by Monday 25th March 2024.

The deadline for us to receive your 2 reference letters AND the endorsement of your prospective supervisor is Wednesday 27th March 2024.