Embark in high quality and innovative research in the broad field of mathematical sciences, that demonstrates the beauty of numbers and algorithms, and their usefulness in decision-making and problem-solving.
This research programme aims to develop your research skills in one of the many exciting areas of mathematics, ranging from pure mathematics, applied mathematics to applied statistics. Working closely with your supervisors, you will be exposed to the different aspects of research activities, including developing a comprehensive literature review, identifying areas of contribution, and communicating research outputs via journal publications and conference presentations.
The PhD in Mathematical Sciences will equip you with strong mathematical, analytical and statistical data analysis skills, to become experts and well-qualified researchers.
January, March, June, August
3 Years Full-Time, 4 Years Part-Time
Doctoral graduates may enter careers in academia, consulting or research, as well as undertake specialist roles in areas related to mathematics and statistics in various organizations, such as universities, research institutes, and industrial R&D laboratories.
The programme consists of core modules and followed by a research thesis.
The School has a dedicated team of academicians and in-house actuaries who will mentor and discuss possible research topics with you in the following areas of research interests, but not limited to:
As part of your application, please nominate TWO (2) referees who can provide reference letters about your suitability to undertake the programme (preferably, one academic and one professional). The letters must be printed on the letterhead of the respective referees’ organisations. Each referee is requested to seal and send the hardcopy of the letter to the correspondence address as stated below. Alternatively, the referee may request the prospective student to send the sealed letter.
Applicants will be required to submit the following documents:
i) Postgraduate Application Form*
ii) Research Statement
iii) Curriculum Vitae (CV)
iv) Scholarship Application Form (if any)
v) English Language qualification (IELTS / TOEFL / Others) for International Students
vi) Academic qualifications/results (certificates and complete transcripts) (Degree / Others)
vii) FIVE (5) Passport-sized photographs
viii) A copy of national identity card (Malaysians only) or passport (all pages for international students)
All documents are to be sent to the correspondence address or email stated below. Incomplete documents will not be processed.
School of Mathematical Sciences
5 Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway
47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan
A Master Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Operations Research, Quantitative Sciences, or other related fields.
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-tocase basis.