PhD programme, 3 years

Mathematical Sciences

Programme description

The PhD programme in mathematical sciences is standardized to 180 credits (3 years). The final plan for the PhD programme is designed in consultation with the candidate, the supervisor and department depending on the subject area for the thesis and the candidate’s needs and preferences.

Educational objectives

Knowledge

After graduation, the candidate should be at the forefront of knowledge in his or her subject area. The candidate should be able to evaluate the use of different methods in the field, and should be able to contribute to the development of new knowledge, new theories and new methods.

Proficiency

After graduation, the candidate should be able to formulate questions for, and plan and carry out research at a high international level in his or her subject area.

General Expertise

After graduation, the candidate should be able to conduct his or her research with professional and ethical integrity. The candidate should be able to communicate his or her research via recognized national and international channels, and to manage complex interdisciplinary projects. The candidate should be able to assess the need for and take the initiative to drive innovation.

Subject areas

The PhD programme in mathematics is related to six academic areas:

  • Algebra
  • Analysis
  • Statistics
  • Numerical
  • Geometry/Topology
  • Mathematics Education

Interdisciplinary areas that have a main profile in mathematical sciences are also included. See the overview of subject areas and disciplines at the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

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Facts

Degree: Philosophiae Doctor (PhD)
Duration: 3 years, 180 ECTS
Programme code: PHMA
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim (Campus Gløshaugen)
Department of Mathematical Sciences

Academic contact: Ingelin Steinsland
Administrative contact: Harald Lenschow

Relaterted links:: PhD-regulation

Information for current PhD Candidates