Postgrad.Dip. Mathematics

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP11700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (Find a course)
King's College London | London, United Kingdom
For students with an undergraduate degree containing a significant component of Mathematics who wish to upgrade their degree in Mathematics and spend a year in a leading UK Mathematics Department. On completion with a Merit or Distinction you may be considered for the MSc programme.

Description of Mathematics


For students with an undergraduate degree or equivalent who wish to have the experience of one year in a leading UK Mathematics Department, or who may not be immediately eligible for entry to a higher degree in the UK and who wish to upgrade their degree. If you successfully complete this programme with a Merit or Distinction we may consider you for the MSc programme.

Key benefits
  • An intensive programme preparing students for further study at MSc and PhD level and for work in the non-academic sector.
  • A flexible programme allowing students to plan an individual programme.
  • A transitional programme providing students with an excellent opportunity to upgrade their degree in Mathematics.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline August 31
Tuition fee
  • GBP 11700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 6750 Year (EEA)
FT Home/EU: £6,750FT Overseas: £11,700PT Home/EU: £3,375 PT Overseas: £5,850
Start date September  2016
Credits (ECTS) 60 ECTS
Credits 120
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

The courses available, which change slightly from year to year, include:
  • Elementary Number Theory
  • Partial Differential Equations & Complex Variables
  • Linear Algebra
  • Geometry of Surfaces
  • Real Analysis II
  • Complex Analysis
  • Galois Theory
  • Topology
  • Special Relativity & Electromagnetism
  • Introductory Quantum Theory
  • Space-time Geometry & General Relativity
  • Mathematical Finance I: Discrete Time
  • Mathematical Finance II: Continuous Time
  • Rings & Modules
  • Representation Theory of Finite Groups
  • Control Theory
  • Stochastics
  • Fourier Analysis
  • Applied Analytic Methods
  • Project (mathematical topic).

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find English courses on Language Learning Portal.

CAE score
200(Grade A)

Requirements for Mathematics

A first degree or its equivalent with mathematics as a major subject.

Work Experience for Mathematics

No work experience is required.

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