PH.D. DEGREE SCIENCE - MATHEMATICS (HAMILTON)
The aims of the programme reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the research undertaken in the Hamilton Institute and the varied backgrounds of our PhD students. The major aims of the programme are the following.
- To assist students to acquire the technical skills and knowledge required to successfully complete a programme of research leading to a PhD.
The objectives of the programme are to:
All research degrees are supported by a number of taught modules to be taken over the course of the programme to enhance research excellence and professional training.
The Hamilton Institute supports research leading to the PhD and MSc degrees in the following core areas: Communication Networks; Smart Cities; Intelligent Transport; Mathematical Biology; Dynamics and Control; Hybrid Systems; Machine Learning; Applied Probability; Applied Linear Algebra.
All candidates should have an undergraduate degree in Engineering / Computer Science / Applied Mathematics / Mathematics or some related field. Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills are also required.
Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.
Minimum English language requirements:
Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850
|How to apply|
Online application only http://www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity
The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:
Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.
Applicants may be required to attend for interview as part of the admissions process.
Student must take a minimum of 30 credits in taught modules (15 in generic/transferable modules and 15 in subject/specialist modules) and not exceed 90 credits in taught modules over the duration of their structured PhD programme.
Duration: 4 years Full-time, 6 years Part-time
|Career and postgraduate options|
The structured research degree programmes offered by the Hamilton Institute provide students with an excellent foundation for a wide variety of careers. The combination of specialised technical expertise with excellent communication and presentation skills ensures that students are equipped for future careers either within an academic environment or in the wider economy. The training experience is further enhanced by the institute’s strong record of collaboration both with international research centres of excellence and industrial partners.
For further information on Postgraduate options please go to the Graduate Studies site