M.Sc. On Campus


Umea University

24 months
6940 EUR/year
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Hone your analytical powers and deepen your knowledge of mathematics! Umea University offers a two-year Master's programme in Mathematics with a close connection to the mathematical research groups at the university.


Key facts

Umea University's Mathematics programme will equip you with a solid theoretical foundation for pursuing careers in research and development, be it in government, finance, the tech industry or academia.

You will be part of a small, human-sized Master's programme and Mathematics department, giving the possibility for richer and more personal interactions between students and teachers. During their first course on the programme, incoming students choose a mentor from one of our three main research groups – Discrete Mathematics, Analysis and Modelling, and Computational Mathematics. The mentor follows the student through the programme, giving advice on the choice of courses and thesis topics, as well as on applications to PhD programmes.

Beyond the programme's core courses and thesis projects, there is a great flexibility about choosing courses both from mathematics and from closely related fields such as computer science and statistics. Teaching on the programme consists of a mixture of lectures, seminars and individual supervision. All teaching on the programme is done in English and by active researchers. Students on the programme also have the opportunity of taking part in a semester-long exchange abroad at partner mathematics departments in Italy, France, Spain, the UK, China, South Korea and Kazakhstan as part of their studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Topics in Algorithms in Combinatorics
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Integer Programming
  • Integration Theory
  • Monte Carlo Methods for Financial Applications
  • Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
  • Probability Theory
  • Stochastic Differential equations
  • The Finite Element Method
  • Topology
  • Transform methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising of at least 180 ECTS or a corresponding qualification from an internationally recognised university. Specific entry requirements are at least 90 ECTS in Mathematics, at least 7,5 ECTS in Mathematical Statistics and at least 7,5 ECTS in Programming Methodology, or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6940 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Application fee SEK 900 

Tuition fee, first instalment SEK 71,400 

Total fee SEK 285,600

Living costs for Umeå

7125 - 11770 SEK /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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