Taught course

Mathematical Sciences

Institution
University of York · Department of Mathematics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should have, or be about to complete, a 2:1 undergraduate degree in mathematics or in a subject with a substantial mathematics component.

Alternatively, we may accept a 2:2 undergraduate degree supported by relevant professional qualifications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc in Mathematical Sciences will develop your mathematical knowledge through a range of modules concentrated on one of our research specialisms in Algebra, Number Theory, Geometry and Analysis, Mathematical Physics and Mathematical Biology. It will provide a bridge to world-class research in one of these areas.

It combines both traditional mathematics subjects with advanced courses that will prepare you for an array of numerate and analytical professions to be found at the core of the digital economy as well as prepare you for a PhD or other modern research.

As part of the Department of Mathematics at York, you will join our friendly and welcoming community. You'll benefit from high-quality teaching by expert staff, who are engaged in world-leading research in many areas of mathematics.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability:

  • IELTS: 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
  • Pearson: 55, with a minimum of 51 in each component
  • CAE and CPE (from January 2015): 169, with a minimum of 162 each component
  • TOEFL: 79 overall, with a minimum of 17 in Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking, 17 in Writing
  • Trinity ISE III: Pass in all components


You may benefit from a pre-sessional English language course. These courses are designed to help you improve your language, communication and study skills and help you prepare for your postgraduate degree.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Atsushi Higuchi
Email
maths-graduate-admissions@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1904 323070