Postgraduate Study

Why Oxford?

Find out what Oxford has to offer besides world class research in beautiful surroundings.

Women at Oxford

Find out about the brilliant mathematicians we have in our department, as well as our ongoing initiatives to increase the number of women in mathematics.

International Students

Take a look if you're considering studying in the UK and want to find out more about the support Oxford offers international students.

MSc Courses

We offer six MSc courses ranging from the Oxford Masters in Mathematical Sciences to more specific courses for Theoretical Physics, Mathematical Modelling and Computational Finance. Find out more details, including how to apply and key deadlines, as well as information about the different courses.

Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs)

Andrew Wiles Building
Find out about DPhil research opportunities in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematics of Random Systems and the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Industrially Focused Mathematical Modelling.

Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil)

Are you interested in pushing the boundaries of mathematical research and developing novel ideas and techniques to solve problems? If so, apply for a PhD (or DPhil as it's known in Oxford) in Mathematics, and find out more about our research groups.

Preparing To Apply

For specific course deadlines see the relevant course page or look at the University of Oxford's graduate course pages.

The Application Process: What to Expect

Postgraduate Open Days

For information about the Mathematical Institute postgraduate open day in October and virtual open day video.

Frequently Asked Questions

A list of our most commonly asked questions as well as our standard answers regarding funding, applications, and graduate study at Oxford. Further enquiries can be directed to