Taught course


University of Sussex · Mathematics

Entry requirements

An upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in mathematics. Degree subjects with substantial mathematics content or joint mathematics degrees are also acceptable.

Months of entry


Course content

Gain an understanding of advanced mathematics, concentrating on pure, applied and numerical mathematics. This grounding allows you to choose the mathematical orientation that best fits your tastes and aspirations.

Mathematics at Sussex plays an important role in the current development of areas as diverse as:

  • analysis and partial differential equations
  • geometry and topology
  • mathematical physics
  • mathematics applied to biology
  • numerical analysis and scientific computing
  • probability and statistics.

This course is for you if you’re a mathematician in industry or a mathematical educator looking for training, or if you’re preparing to do research.

Information for international students

Please visit: International qualifications for Masters courses or Fees and Scholarships.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Please visit our website for latest fees information: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/2017/mathematical-and-physical-sciences/mathematics-msc

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study. For full details of our scholarships please visit: Masters Scholarships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation40 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Services
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