Applied Mathematics

Your Course
This Higher Diploma in Applied Mathematics programme is aimed at those who have a background in applied mathematics or mathematics, equivalent to a Level 7 degree, and who wish to improve your knowledge of these areas. The programme seeks to further develop their ability in applying mathematical tools to address real-world problems. The problems investigated arise in physics, chemistry, biology, economics, computer science, engineering, mechanics, social sciences and many others fields.

Each semester, you will study five courses chosen from a catalogue of appropriate courses. You will also undertake a supervised project, working in collaboration with a member of staff, when you will be trained in various research techniques and gain an insight into some current areas of applied mathematics research.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
The entry requirement is a 2.1 or 2.2 degree (QQI Level 7) in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics or Applied Mathematical Science at general degree level, or an equivalent, to be determined by the College of Science.

Application dates

CLOSING DATE: 4th August 2022.


1 year full-time.

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Career Opportunities
Graduates in Applied Mathematics have found employment in Met √Čireann, the Central Statistics Office, telecommunications, the computer industry, financial and actuarial institutions, industrial research and development, and teaching and research institutes, or have moved on to further postgraduate studies.

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  • Qualifications

    Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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