Taught course

Pure Mathematics

University of Nottingham · School of Mathematical Sciences

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial pure mathematics content.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Pure Mathematics offers a modern research-oriented taught course, providing students with a broader and deeper understanding of several core areas of pure mathematics that are of strong current interest and with a solid foundation for a career in research in pure mathematics. The programme covers a wide range of topics in algebra, analysis and number theory.

Key facts:

- The course is informed by the research interests of the members of the research groups, Algebra and Analysis and Number Theory and Geometry.
- The School of Mathematical Sciences is one of the largest and strongest mathematics departments in the UK, with over 60 full-time academic staff.
- In the latest independent Research Assessment Exercise, the school ranked eighth in the UK in terms of research power across the three subject areas within the School of Mathematical Sciences (pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics and operational research).

For a more extensive overview, please to visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides more information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding. For more information, please see the Graduate School website.

There is also funding information on the School of Mathematical Sciences web pages.

For information on funding for overseas students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559