Mathematical Modelling

Key Fact:
The programme focuses on mathematical and statistical modelling of real-world processes. MSc graduates will have gained analytical and computational skills that will uniquely position them in an ever growing market demanding mathematical and statistical skills.

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Semester 1
• Advanced Methods I
• Scientific Computation

3 elective modules to be chosen from:
• Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanics
• Mathematics of Natural Phenomena
• Perturbation Techniques and Asymptotics
• Numerical Partial Differential Equations
• Fundamentals of Financial Mathematics
• Operations Research 2
• Fundamentals of Statistical Modelling
• Stochastic Processes
• Statistical Inference for Data Science
• Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

Semester 2
• Advanced Methods II
• Mathematical Geoscience
• Mathematical Biology and Physiology

2 elective modules to be chosen from:
• Dynamical Systems
• Mathematical Modelling
• Stochastic Differential Equations for Finance
• Mathematical & Statistical Models of Investment
• Statistical Learning
• Optimisation
• Advanced Data Modelling
• Networks and Complex Systems

Semester 3
• Project*

*The project should be submitted by August. The dissertation will be at research level, and often (though not inevitably) be on a problem which arises through MACSI's connections with industry.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2:2 undergraduate degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) (or equivalent) in mathematics, or any related numerate discipline.

Application dates

How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.

Qualification transcripts and certificates

A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate


1 Year, Full-Time or 2 Years, Part-Time.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

Post Course Info

Financial services including accounting, international banking, lending analysis and investment analysis; information and communication technologies; engineering industries (e.g. environmental, electronics, aerospace and automobile); scientific research (e.g. medical, social, economic, engineering, computing, industrial, fisheries, biological and mathematical); data analysis including market research and demographics; manufacturing (including production planning and quality control), research and development, especially in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries; mathematics education (teaching and lecturing).

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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