Number theory is one of the oldest parts of mathematics studying the fundamental properties of numbers.
Members of the group uses structures, methods and tools of arithmetical and geometric origin to study zeta and L functions, arithmetic geometry, analytic number theory, local number theory, Iwasawa theory, higher class field theories, higher adelic analysis and geometry, higher automorphic forms, geometric and categorical theories and correspondences, computational number theory, and interaction with mathematical physics and model theory.
Entry requirements: The usual minimum requirement for entry is an upper 2nd class honours degree in mathematics (or mathematics related subject) or its equivalent.
International research students need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each element.
The University runs a number of preparatory English programmes each summer and, for extra support during your degree, you can attend its free language classes. For more information, visit our Centre for English Language Education (CELE).