Mathematical Science, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 13500
    Tuition (Full programme)
    5250
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
    Language
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The course provides a solid foundation in Theoretical Physics/Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics for students who wish to pursue careers in science, engineering, commerce and technology.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Students take modules in Mathematical Physics and Mathematics. At least 4 of the modules (at least 45 ECTS) must be taken at the Masters level (level 6 in Mathematical Physics and level 5 in Mathematics). The remaining credits may be made up at levels 4, 5 or 6.

Career options:

The course provides a solid foundation in Theoretical Physics/Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics for students who wish to pursue careers in science, engineering, commerce and technology. Graduates gain employment in a wide range of occupations including research, teaching, actuary, banking, software development, computational physics and computer modelling/simulation. Students who perform well may go on to the PhD programme.

Accreditation

National University of Ireland

Programme Structure

All module choices are subject to the approval of the Head of Department. Level 6 choices for Mathematical Physics are listed below. For other choices see the Mathematics Department modules at level 5 (see MSc in Mathematics MHR52) and Mathematical Physics Department modules at level 4. One of the Masters level modules may be replaced by a minor thesis subject to the approval of the Head of Department. Total credits 60.

Duration: 1 year Full-time, 2 years Part-time

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    60 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months

Academic Requirements

Candidates for MSc in Mathematical Science will normally be expected to have at least a Second Class Honours Grade 1 in Mathematical/Theoretical Physics, Mathematics or a related discipline.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 13500 International
  • EUR 5250 EEA
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Funding

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FUNDING FOR RESEARCH AND TAUGHT PROGRAMMES AT NUI MAYNOOTH

1. John & Pat Hume Research Scholarships - Call for applications 2013 now closed.

The John and Pat Hume Research Scholarships application process has now closed. If you have any questions regarding an application that you have submitted, please contact andrea.valova@nuim.ie or contact the Graduate Studies Office on 01 708 6018 for assistance.

Please visit the John Hume webpage to view the Terms and Conditions and Application Form 2013 for reference purposes only.

2. Taught Masters Bursaries

For September 2013, 60 Taught Masters Bursaries consisting of €2,000 are open to all students who have completed the final year of their BSc or BA Honours Degree since 2007, (including those graduating this summer) and who have been in receipt of County or City Council Higher Education Grant funding. The Bursaries will be awarded to highly qualified students accepted onto a Taught Masters programme at NUI Maynooth commencing in September 2013. Please read the Terms and Conditions document below carefully before completing the application form. Closing date for applications is July 5th 2013

Taught Masters Bursary Terms and Conditions 2013

Taught Masters Bursary Application Form 2013

Please contact graduatestudies@nuim.ie for further information.

3. Taught Masters Alumni Scholarships

New for 2013, the Alumni Office has announced Alumni Scholarships for Postgraduate study in the University this year. The scholarships will provide 3 graduates of NUI Maynooth (including the graduating class of 2013) with a €5,000 scholarship towards fees for a Taught Masters programme at NUI Maynooth in September 2013. Please read the Terms and Conditions document below carefully before completing the application form. Closing date for applications is July 12th 2013

Alumni Scholarship Terms and Conditions 2013

Alumni Scholarship Application Form 2013

Please contact graduatestudies@nuim.ie for further information.

3. Postgraduate Travel Fund and Collins Kitchin Fund

The Postgraduate Travel Fund and Collins Kitchin Fund are designed to support research students in presenting at conferences as part of their research programme. Please contact graduatestudies@nuim.ie for further information.

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