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Mathematical Science, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #185 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
This MSc Mathematical Science programme at University College Dublin combines a taught masters and a dissertation. It is an extremely versatile programme, giving students the opportunity to choose from a range of modules and projects from the different disciplines of Mathematics, Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics within the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics.

Overview

Career

Numeracy, organisation and problem-solving skills are required in areas such as the trading floor of an investment bank, the mathematics classroom, predicting the weather and in the insurance industry. Some of the Mathematical Science careers at University College Dublin chosen by our graduates include working as researchers in mathematics (both in academia and industry), actuarial consultants, risk analysts, meteorologists, IT consultants, second and third level teaching.

Prospective employers include Aquamarine Power, Alcatel-Lucent, BureauVeritas, Campbell Scientific, IBM, IFSC, Intel, Google, Lloyds, Marine Institute, Met Eireann, Microsoft, Nokia, Norkom, Numerica Corporation, OpenHydro, Paddy Power, Phillips, RIM, Simula Research and the Tyndall Institute.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Computational Science and Machine Learning
  • Numerical Algorithms
  • High Performance Computing (ICHEC)
  • Scientific Programming Concepts (ICHEC)
  • Survey of Appl and Comp Math
  • Mathematica for Research
  • Weather and Climate
  • Transferable Skills
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Uncertainty Quantification
  • Special Topics I
  • Special Topics II
  • Special Topics III

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Most courses operate a rolling admissions policy with decisions being taken as soon as possible after receipt of completed applications. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • This programme is intended for applicants with a degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Applied Mathematics or Theoretical Physics. An upper second class honours, or international equivalent is required.
  • Applicants who have been awarded an upper second class honours or higher in the Higher Diploma in Mathematical Sciences are eligible for the programme.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19825 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19825 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8045 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8045 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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