Taught course

Mathematical Sciences

University of Bristol · Faculty of Science

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a first-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a related subject. Previous professional experience or qualifications can also be put forward for consideration as equivalent to the academic entry requirements given above. These will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc in Mathematical Sciences is a flexible and challenging programme, taught by leading experts in the field. It allows you to develop a wide range of mathematical techniques and gives you a solid foundation to progress to research and employment at the highest levels.

Under the guidance of an academic mentor, you will be offered a choice of units spanning the breadth of mathematics. The programme offers a huge variety of possible combinations of units and themes, allowing you to add units from other schools to create an MSc which matches your interests. Its taught element is followed in June by your chosen research project, which is supervised by an experienced research academic.

The programme gives you the opportunity to increase your understanding of mathematical theory and equips you with fundamental skills in the modelling and analysis of problems. Our graduates are highly sought-after by employers for their strong analytical, communication and organisational skills.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Student Administrator
+44 (0) 117 928 8658