University of Bristol

Degree level: Postgraduate

Mathematical Sciences (Taught)

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Course summary

Our MSc in Mathematical Sciences is a flexible and challenging programme, taught by leading experts in the field. It will help you to develop a wide range of mathematical techniques and gives you a solid foundation for further research or employment at the highest levels. Under the guidance of an academic mentor, you will be offered a choice of units spanning the breadth of mathematics. There is a wide variety of combinations of units and themes, allowing you to add units from other schools to create an MSc that closely matches your interests. The taught element is followed by your chosen research project, which is supervised by an experienced research academic. The programme gives you the opportunity to increase your understanding of mathematical theory and equips you with fundamental skills in the modelling and analysis of problems. Our graduates are highly sought after by employers for their strong analytical, communication and organisational skills.

Course details

Modules

The MSc in Mathematical Sciences comprises a taught component running from October to May (120 credit points), followed by a 60-credit research project between June and September. There is an extensive range of possible combinations of units and themes. An academic mentor will advise you on unit selection and meet regularly with you individually or in small groups throughout the taught component. You are also encouraged to participate in the wider academic life of the school, including research seminars, reading clubs and social events. Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our MSc in Mathematical Sciences. http://www.bris.ac.uk/unit-programme-catalogue/RouteStructure.jsa?byCohort=N&ayrCode=22%2F23&programmeCode=2MATH019T


How to apply

International applicants

We welcome students from all over the world. We currently have students from more than 120 countries studying here at Bristol. Having a diverse cultural community provides a stimulating environment for both teaching and learning, for more information please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a first-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a very closely related subject (for example, statistics or mathematical physics), with at least 50% of the degree background in theoretical mathematics. Professional experience or other qualifications are very unlikely to be relevant.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £25200 Year 1
England £12000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £12000 Year 1
Scotland £12000 Year 1
Wales £12000 Year 1
International £25200 Year 1
Channel Islands £12000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/fees-funding/awards/alumni-discount/

Mathematical Sciences at University of Bristol - UCAS