Research course

Mathematics (by research)

University of York · Department of Mathematics
MSc by research

Entry requirements

Applicants for admission to graduate research degrees in mathematics should have or expect to have a good Honours degree (equivalent of 2.1 or higher) in mathematics, or a good Honours degree in which mathematics has formed a substantial part of the course. Applications for part-time registration from UK/EU applicants will be considered. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

This course involves writing a Master's thesis under the supervision of a member of academic staff on a topic to be agreed between the supervisor and the student.

Submission is required no more than 3 months after the end of registration, although submission before the end of registration is encouraged where possible. MSc by research students have access to all of the transferable skills training programmes available to MPhil and PhD students.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. Information about international fees can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 323097