12 months
15000 EUR/year
6600 EUR/year
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Students of the Mathematical Science programme from Maynooth University take modules in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics, including a 20 ECTS research project in Theoretical Physics. At least 45 ECTS, including the research project, must be taken at the Masters level (level 6 in Theoretical Physics and level 5 in Mathematics).

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The Mathematical Science programme from Maynooth University provides a solid foundation in Theoretical Physics, Applied Mathematics and Pure Mathematics for students who wish to pursue careers in science, engineering, commerce and technology. 

Graduates gain employment in a wide range of occupations including research, teaching, actuary, banking, software development, computational physics and computer modelling/simulation. Students who perform well may go on to the PhD programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Physics 
  • Mathematical Methods (Differential Equations and Complex Analysis )
  • Groups and Their Representations
  • Quantum Field Theory 
  • Differential Geometry
  • Reading Course
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Solid State Physics
  • Advanced Electromagnetism
  • Particle Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates for MSc in Mathematical Science will normally be expected to have at least a Second Class Honours Grade 1 in Theoretical/Mathematical Physics, Mathematics or a related discipline.
  • Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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