Mathematics PhD Unit Set
Mathematical Sciences research at ECU concentrates on: Geostatistical modelling of spatial and spatiotemporal data Bayesian statistics and modelling Biostatistics Mathematical modelling and operations research
Specific postgraduate research topics related to the above topics are developed in conjunction with the postgraduate coordinator in consultation with the potential supervisor. The School has state-of-the-art computing facilities to support the research, and places a high emphasis on collaborations with industry, government agencies and not-for-profit organisations to enhance the postgraduate experience.
Special entry requirements
It is desirable that all applicants contact a potential supervisor to discuss their research project before applying. Information about ECU's Research Institutions, Centres and Supervisors can be found in the school brochures listed on the Applying for a Research Degree website or the staff contact page of the relevant School.
Availability & Campus
Candidates enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (J42) may be required to attend classes on more than one campus to complete the research training component of the course.
Candidates are expected to meet regularly with their supervisors as part of the supervised independent research component of the course.
Academic and research organisations, Government agencies, Oil, gas and mining organisations, Natural resource management organisations, Statistical consultancies
Possible future job titles
Research Scientist, Research Fellow, Mathematician, Statistician, Geomodeller