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.
Months of entry
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.
Research applications are generally accepted at any time
Information for international students
Minimum English language requirements: • IELTS: 6.5 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
For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Department of Mathematics