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About

Master of Science in Applied Mathematics program at Nazarbayev University is a two-year program (120 ECTS credits) designed to train students as professional applied mathematicians who will possess in-depth knowledge of advanced theory and practical knowledge in numerical simulation, statistical analysis, data mining, and computational mechanics.

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Overview

Master of Science in Applied Mathematics program at  Nazarbayev University  is a two-year program (120 ECTS credits) designed to train students as professional applied mathematicians who will possess in-depth knowledge of advanced theory and practical knowledge in numerical simulation, statistical analysis, data mining, and computational mechanics. 

Graduates are expected to acquire advanced mathematical, statistical, and computational skills as relevant to their subjects of their Master projects. Furthermore, they will develop skills in interdisciplinary numerical simulations, statistical computing, and computer aided design environment and will acquire a command of scientific communication skills. The program is designed to take advantage of the faculty expertise and the computational resources of the School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System. Graduates of the program will have advanced research skills that will enable them to make contributions in technologically diverse and dynamic economic environments, both in Kazakhstan and abroad.  

Work after graduation

Possible Mathematics degree jobs:

  • Biostatisticians
  • Operation Research analysts
  • Financial analysts/Auditors
  • Actuaries
  • Computer security analysts
  • Academia
  • Mathematics educators 

Possible job in following industries: 

  • Academic and research (math, engineering) institutes
  • Aerospace and airlines
  • Analytics and forecasting organizations
  • Chemical or pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • Communication Technology
  • IT and software firms; Computer Manufacturers
  • Energy systems firms
  • Financial service and investment management firms
  • Government labs, research offices and agencies
  • Insurance companies
  • Medical engineering companies
  • Oil industries

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Optimization Methods and Techniques
  • Mathematical Modeling and Simulation
  • Scientific Computing
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Software Principles and Practice
  • Data analysis and statistical learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.0 (or equivalent).
  • High level of English proficiency
  • Strong mathematical skills as demonstrated by ALEKS test administered by the School on a set date. Applicants who provide valid GRE or GMAT test certificate may request exemption from mathematical skills test
  • High motivation and strong interest in the program as outlined in a statement of purpose
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

Application fee:

  • 28 000 KZT (for non-residents of the Republic of Kazakhstan) 10 000 KZT (for residents of the republic of Kazakhstan)
  • To learn more about the tuition fee applicable to this programme, please visit the university website
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Funding

Merit-based scholarships for top international candidates recommended by the Admissions Committee of each School.

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