Postgraduate Study

Why Oxford?

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

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.

Maths in Society

Maths in Society


Mathematrix is a student-led group in the Mathematical Institute where postgraduates, postdocs and staff discuss and explore topics related to challenges in academic life and being a minority in the maths community. Mathematrix hosts weekly discussions during term-time. The events are relaxed and informal, and people may come and go as they please.

We usually meet on MS Teams on Mondays 1-2pm, please check our term card below for exceptions.

MSc Courses

We offer five 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

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