Applied Mathematics, M.Sc.

Applied Mathematics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Applied Mathematics programme offered by the University of Twente is as much about attitude and motivation as it is about pure mathematics. Applied mathematics has largely developed in response to the need to formulate and solve problems in a diversity of fields. In short, it is the language of scientific communication par excellence.

About

The Applied Mathematics Applied Mathematics programme offered by the University of Twente offers an environment where you can specialize in modern mathematical techniques, working closely with other academic disciplines such as physics, (industrial) engineering, logistics and computer science. You will be considered a junior member of the research department and actively participate in your supervisor’s research programme.

Applied mathematics distinguishes itself from pure mathematics in that it draws inspiration for its own development from interaction with related fields such as physics, astronomy, chemistry, biology, economics and computer science, to name but a few.

A Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics will open a great many doors in your future career. Regardless of whether you opt to work for a company, a consulting firm, a research institute or a university, it represents a crucial step in your development and makes you a highly prized professional.

Career

Graduates of the Master’s programme in Applied Mathematics find employment in numerous sectors of industry and academia such as R&D departments in industry, consultancy firms, research and teaching positions, teaching at high schools and even higher management.

In our technology-dependent society, commercial and governmental organizations have a growing need for professionals with an up-to-date background in applied mathematics at an academic level. Naturally there are also numerous careers awaiting applied mathematicians in academia, where these skills are in high demand as well.

Accreditation

The programm holds NVAO accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Continuous Optimization
  • Scientific Computing
  • Pioneers of Applied Mathematics
  • Optimal Control
  • Applied Finite Elements
  • Applied Functional Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadlines for International Non-Visa students:

    • Start September: before 1 July
    • Start February: before 1 December

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

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Academic Requirements

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or an equivalent qualification. 
  • Knowledge of the following topics: Calculus (8-12 ECTS credits) and (linear) Algebra (5 ECTS credits) and Abstract Reasoning (5 ECTS credits). 

Required information to prove the fulfillment of the requirement:

  • Copy of diploma
  • Transcript of records
  • CGPA of at least 70% of the maximum score, or your country's equivalent
  • Course descriptions
  • English summary of thesis (BSc or MSc)

Motivation

  • High level of motivation and commitment.

Required information to prove the fulfilment of the requirement:

  • Motivation letter (max. 2 pages)

Other requirements

  • Resume (Europass)
  • Names and addresses of referees (2)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2060 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Enschede

  • 650 - 920 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

The University of Twente offers excellent students the possibility to enrol in UT master’s programmes with a scholarship. These scholarships vary from government grants to funding by organizations or private persons. In addition, faculties and the University of Twente Scholarship Foundation (UTS) offer a limited number of scholarships to excellent students.

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