PhD and research masters

The following research Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy degrees are offered by the School of Information and Physical Sciences:

  • PhD and Master of Philosophy (Mathematics)
  • PhD and Master of Philosophy (Physics)
  • PhD and Master of Philosophy (Statistics)
  • Master of Philosophy (Medical Physics)

Our research strengths

  • Applied mathematics, including operations research
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Categorical data analysis
  • Computer assisted research mathematics and its applications
  • Global climate change statistical methodologies
  • Medical physics
  • Photonics
  • Number theory
  • Space physics
  • Surface and nanoscience
Graduate research Learn more about PhD and research masters and how to apply

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