The Master's specialisation in the Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science focuses on combining the two disciplines. Students can focus on modeling the foundations of computer programmes to using computers to solve mathematical problems.
This programme works closely with the Institute for Computing and Information Sciences and the Institute for Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics. Students in this programme will work closely with researchers and experts. Students can take part in the Mastermath programme, meaning you can follow advanced mathematics courses pooled by all Dutch universities.
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What will you learn?
- This specialisation has a unique theoretical and abstract focus that unites mathematics and computer science
- Choose electives based on your preference for the mathematical or computer science aspects
- Gain experience working and conducting research in the field
Graduates from this programme could find work in a variety of different positions:
- Consultant for firms
- ICT developer / software developer
- ICT manager in the private sector or within government
- Researcher, at research centres or within corporations
- PhD candidate
- Entrepreneur; starting up your own consultancy or software development company
- Teacher, at all levels from middle school to university
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- Type Theory and Coq
- Category Theory and Coalgebra
- Computer Algebra
- MFoCS Seminar
- Philosophy and Ethics for Computing and Information Science
- Semantics and Domain Theory
- Proof Assistants
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , International
Radboud University will still consider EU/EEA applications until 1 July, but may not be able to offer assistance with accommodation.
DisciplinesMathematics Informatics & Information Sciences Computer Sciences View 19 other Masters in Mathematics in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A completed Bachelor's degree in Mathematics or Computer ScienceIn order to get admission to this Master’s you'll need a completed Bachelor's in Mathematics or in Computing Science with a strong mathematical background and theoretical interests. We'll select students based on their motivation and their background. Mathematical maturity is essential and basic knowledge of logic and discrete mathematics is expected.
- A proficiency in English
- Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.
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International16500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA2168 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2168 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
- Radboud Scholarship Programme
- The Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme
- Holland Scholarship Programme
- Fulbright-Radboud Scholarships
- StuNed scholarship programme
- Radboud University Medical Center Study Fund
- Radboud Faculty of Arts Study Fund
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.