Taught course

Mathematics (MSc)

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Chemistry

Entry requirements

This Programme is suitable for graduates with a BSc in Mathematics or a related discipline with a strong mathematical component, covering basics of Real Analysis and Linear Algebra.

Applicants should hold a first or upper second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject area or have appropriate professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Mathematics delves into the fascinating, challenging and elegant world of mathematics; taking your skillset and knowledge base from a BSc in Mathematics (or similar) towards a point where you can embark on original research in pure and applied mathematics.

The course consists of a mixture of taught modules in pure and applied mathematics, self-study modules which build skills crucial for both a research degree and the workplace, and a dissertation, which allows you to research mathematics under the guidance of experienced, research active academics.

This one year degree is the ideal preparation if you want to go on to do a PhD, work in research or for a technological company. You will gain a deeper understanding of mathematics and develop skills in demand by a range of prospective employers.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

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