M.Sc. Mathematics and Computer Science

University of Geneva

Application deadline: 30 April
Tuition fee:
  • € 700 / Year (EEA)
  • € 700 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Credits (ECTS): 90 ECTS
Duration full-time: 15 months
Languages:
  • English
  • French
Location:
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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The Master in Mathematics and Computer Science takes an in-depth look at the various fields of mathematics, integrating a sizeable component on programming and new computer technologies. The programme establishes tangible connections between the various theories and methodologies unique to mathematics and computer science. Students are introduced to topics such as modelling, simulation, information management, database design and multimedia security.

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Programme outline

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Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science

Required courses and electives, 60 credits

Students must take 12 semester-long courses, including at least 4 in mathematics and 4 in computer science.

E.g. Geometric Integration, The Ising Model, Number Theory, Knot Theory, Lie Algebras, Probabilistic Algorithms, Parallel Algorithms, Bioinformatics, Data Mining, Multimedia Security

Dissertation, 30 credits

Mobility

Students may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. They may also conduct research outside the university, under the supervision of a faculty member, or do a work placement at a leading external laboratory in order to complete their Master´s degree.

Career opportunities

The Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad, including:

* Academic research (doctoral, post-doctoral)
* Teaching
* Applied research in the private sector
* Telecommunications
* Insurance
* Banks and financial institutions
* Pharmaceutical companies and industry
* Consulting.

Contacts

Faculty of Science: Sciences II, 30 quai Ernest-Ansermet, 1211 Geneve 4

Student affairs:

T. +41 (0)22 379 66 61/62/63

secretariat-etudiants-sciences@unige.ch

Academic advisor:

Mr Xavier Chillier

T. +41 (0)22 379 67 15

conseiller-etudes-sciences@unige.ch

Mathematics section:

Mr Sylvain Sardy

T. +41 22 379 11 42

Sylvain.Sardy@unige.ch

Contents

Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science

* Required courses and electives, 60 credits

Students must take 12 semester-long courses, including at least 4 in mathematics and 4 in computer science.

E.g. Geometric Integration, The Ising Model, Number Theory, Knot Theory, Lie Algebras, Probabilistic Algorithms, Parallel Algorithms, Bioinformatics, Data Mining, Multimedia Security

* Dissertation, 30 credits

Requirements

Required level of French

No French proficiency test required for non-Francophones

Admission criteria

A Bachelor of Science in Mathematics or in Mathematics and Computer Science, or a degree deemed equivalent upon review of the application.

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