Students successfully completing the MSc will acquire specialist knowledge in their chosen areas of mathematics, and the MSc is an excellent preparation for those who are considering pursuing research in mathematics.
The main areas of mathematics that may be pursued within this MSc are pure mathematics (especially algebra and combinatorics), dynamical systems, probability and statistics, and astronomy. The MSc programme is very flexible, and in consultation with your adviser you may choose modules in different areas or specialise in one.
This programme will:
- Allow you to choose modules in different areas or to specialise in one area.
- Give you the unique fast-track statistics option to prepare you to take our advanced statistics modules. These advanced modules are vital if you wish to pursue a career in statistics.
The modules offered in this programme are concentrated in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and probability and statistics. The result is a flexible programme in which you can study mostly pure or applied mathematics, pure and applied mathematics, or mathematics and statistics. The programme consists of eight modules and a dissertation that provides excellent preparation for those interested in pursuing a PhD in mathematics or statistics.