Research course

Mathematical Physics

Maynooth University · Department of Mathematical Physics
MSc by research

Entry requirements

Candidates for the Research Masters degree will normally be expected to have at least a Second Class Honours Grade 1 degree in Mathematical/ Theoretical Physics or a related discipline. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Months of entry


Course content

MSc by research in Mathematical Physics.

The objective of the structured research programme in Mathematical Physics is to provide:

  • A high quality research experience and training
  • Enhanced arrangements for supervision and mentorship
  • Structured arrangements for the development of generic and transferable skills
  • Advanced discipline-specific taught courses
  • Regular monitoring of progress

Closing date
Research applications are generally accepted at any time

Information for international students

Minimum English language requirements: • IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score • TOEFL (Paper based test): 585 • TOEFL (Internet based test): 95 • PTE (Pearson): 62. Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850.

Fees and funding

International students

For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Department of Mathematical Physics