M.Sc. Mathematics (Msc)

Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
A student must write a thesis under the direction of a member of staff containing a significant new result or an original insight. Collaborations with outside parties have involved work in Chemistry, Medicine, Archaeology, Banking, Computer-Aided Design, and other areas.

Description of Mathematics (Msc)

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A student must write a thesis under the direction of a member of staff containing a significant new result or an original insight. Collaborations with outside parties have involved work in Chemistry, Medicine, Archaeology, Banking, Computer-Aided Design, and other areas.

Career Options

The MSc acts as a gateway to the PhD which is the main entry degree for careers in research and third level teaching. However, many MSc and PhD graduates take up employment in areas such as Industry, Commerce, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Software Development, Process Engineering or Education.

A 2009 study in the US found that the best three jobs in terms of income, work environment, and other factors were Mathematician, Actuary, and Statistician, all jobs suited to Mathematics and Statistics graduates.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 31 August
Tuition fee Not specified
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible

Course Content

Courses Include:
  • Innovation and research commercialisation
  • Introduction to statistics
  • Career and research advancement portfolio
  • Topics in complex analysis
  • Statistical inference
  • Small group interactive teaching skills
  • French for mathematical science
  • Algebraic topology
  • Linear models 1
  • Statistical computing with r
  • Oral presentation skills in mathematical science
  • German for mathematical science
  • Topics in algebra

Requirements for Mathematics (Msc)

Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirement is a 2.1 Honours Degree in Mathematics or Statistics. A First Class degree is highly desirable. Before a student can be accepted into the programme, they must find a member of staff who is willing to act as their supervisor.
Applicants must have a recognized primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Work Experience for Mathematics (Msc)

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

National University of Ireland

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