Entry requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Computer Science or Engineering.

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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The MSc Mathematics course has been designed for students who wish to build on their BSc, extending their range of mathematics expertise across a broader spread of topics, and demonstrating their literature research skills through an extended dissertation.

Such a qualification will mark graduates out as having a broader and deeper understanding of mathematics, and the skills required to pursue a significant project with a high level of independence, presenting their results in a written report. This will give MSc Mathematics graduates an edge in the ever more competitive jobs market.

On the course you will study different elements of mathematics in a broad sense - including mathematical elements of computing if desired - in addition to developing your research, project management, and written communication skills through a project you will undertake. You will be fully supported to ensure that your project further develops an excellent foundation for your future career plans.

As a student on the MSc Mathematics course you will study a range of modules covering various topics such as:

  • Algebraic coding theory
  • Biomathematics
  • Black-Scholes theory
  • Data science
  • Differential geometry
  • Fourier analysis
  • Ito calculus
  • Lie theory
  • Numerical analysis
  • Partial differential equations
  • Stochastic processes
  • Statistical mechanics
  • Topology

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of Mathematics
Email
maths-admissions@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1792 606428