Department of Mathematical Sciences | MSc Mathematical Sciences 12 months Postgraduate Program By Durham University |Top Universities
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Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

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Main Subject Area

MathematicsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Mathematics

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

MSc Mathematical Sciences at Durham University

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Mathematical Sciences graduates are in demand. This flexible course opens the door to a wide range of careers in the public and private sectors and provides a pathway to a PhD in an area of Mathematics of your choice.


When you choose the 12-month MSc in Mathematical Sciences you will benefit from a research-led education where you learn the latest techniques from internationally recognised specialists in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Probability.


The MSc is a fully flexible course. It offers the freedom to select up to six modules from a choice of 30+ options based around the innovative research taking place in the Department. You can explore the Statistical Modelling Techniques involved in Data Analysis or delve into Cryptology which is widely used in banking and internet browsing. You can also choose modules in the Machine Learning Techniques that underpin scientific and technological applications, or the application of Quantum Computing which is a valuable tool in improving supply chains and production. Whatever your interests you will have access to the latest development in the sector.


The final months of the course are spent researching and producing a dissertation on a current research topic. The flexibility around module choice and the dissertation topic allows you to take a broad-based approach or tailor the course around your specific interests and career path.


The Department of Mathematical Sciences is an excellent learning environment for postgraduate studies. Housed in a new building, shared with the Department of Computer Science, you will benefit from dedicated student project space, open plan networking and workspace and a dedicated area for enterprise and entrepreneurial activities.


By the end of the 12 months, we aim to bring you to a level where you can confidently progress into a variety of careers in both the public and private sectors, or continue your academic career with a PhD in Mathematics or related disciplines.


As a postgraduate in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, you are empowered to develop your abilities in critical thinking, problem-solving and independent learning and improve skills and attributes that contribute hugely to professional career aspirations.


There are very real opportunities to develop an understanding of Mathematics as a professional practice and to prepare for working life in a range of roles including research scientists, teachers, statisticians, operational researchers, investment analysts, actuaries, insurance analysts and accountants.


Postgraduates have secured rewarding and stimulating roles with the Civil Service, Deloitte, the Ministry of Defence, CERN, Royal London and Morgan Stanley.


You will also be well-placed to continue research activities at a higher level at Durham University or another academic institution.


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We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

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Program overview

Main Subject

Mathematics

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

MSc Mathematical Sciences at Durham University

[email protected]


Mathematical Sciences graduates are in demand. This flexible course opens the door to a wide range of careers in the public and private sectors and provides a pathway to a PhD in an area of Mathematics of your choice.


When you choose the 12-month MSc in Mathematical Sciences you will benefit from a research-led education where you learn the latest techniques from internationally recognised specialists in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Probability.


The MSc is a fully flexible course. It offers the freedom to select up to six modules from a choice of 30+ options based around the innovative research taking place in the Department. You can explore the Statistical Modelling Techniques involved in Data Analysis or delve into Cryptology which is widely used in banking and internet browsing. You can also choose modules in the Machine Learning Techniques that underpin scientific and technological applications, or the application of Quantum Computing which is a valuable tool in improving supply chains and production. Whatever your interests you will have access to the latest development in the sector.


The final months of the course are spent researching and producing a dissertation on a current research topic. The flexibility around module choice and the dissertation topic allows you to take a broad-based approach or tailor the course around your specific interests and career path.


The Department of Mathematical Sciences is an excellent learning environment for postgraduate studies. Housed in a new building, shared with the Department of Computer Science, you will benefit from dedicated student project space, open plan networking and workspace and a dedicated area for enterprise and entrepreneurial activities.


By the end of the 12 months, we aim to bring you to a level where you can confidently progress into a variety of careers in both the public and private sectors, or continue your academic career with a PhD in Mathematics or related disciplines.


As a postgraduate in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, you are empowered to develop your abilities in critical thinking, problem-solving and independent learning and improve skills and attributes that contribute hugely to professional career aspirations.


There are very real opportunities to develop an understanding of Mathematics as a professional practice and to prepare for working life in a range of roles including research scientists, teachers, statisticians, operational researchers, investment analysts, actuaries, insurance analysts and accountants.


Postgraduates have secured rewarding and stimulating roles with the Civil Service, Deloitte, the Ministry of Defence, CERN, Royal London and Morgan Stanley.


You will also be well-placed to continue research activities at a higher level at Durham University or another academic institution.


Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other!

Admission requirements

1 Year
Sep-2024

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Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Undergraduate courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Opportunities for multidisciplinary studies are also available through the Department of Natural Sciences, Department of Liberal Arts or the Department of Combined Honours in Social Sciences.

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Undergraduate programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting. Durham is a university like no other!

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.

We offer a broad range of courses. Our degree programmes are informed by research undertaken by our high-calibre staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities globally.
 
Alongside the outstanding education we offer to students, we believe that participating in every aspect of university life is fundamental. The deep affinities created by each of our 17 Colleges ensure that we always have a sense of community at the heart of all we do.

Durham's four Faculties offer a host of Masters/Postgraduate Taught courses covering a variety of subject disciplines:

  • Durham University Business School
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Please visit the Durham University website (www.durham.ac.uk) for the full available suite of Masters/Postgraduate Taught programmes.

Durham University: Inspiring the Extraordinary

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