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Mathematical Science

MSc Mathematical Science
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
This MSc programme combines a taught masters and a dissertation. It is an extremely versatile programme, giving students the opportunity to choose from a range of modules and projects from the different disciplines of Mathematics, Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics within the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics.

- School engages with research of international renown
- Several members in the UCD School of Mathematical Sciences are involved in the UCD Complex Adaptive Systems Laboratory (CASL) and the Insight Centre for Data Analytics.
- Opportunity to combine one or more disciplines from the mathematical sciences

Entry requirements

- This programme is intended for applicants with a degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Applied Mathematics or Theoretical Physics. An upper second class honours, or international equivalent is required.

- Applicants who have been awarded an upper second class honours or higher in the Higher Diploma in Mathematical Sciences are eligible for the programme.

- Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Duration

12/24 Months
Schedule: Full and Part Time
Please note that the part-time programmes are run during the day (i.e. no evening or weekend lectures) and lectures are scheduled between 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
Numeracy, organisation and problem-solving skills are required in areas such as the trading floor of an investment bank, the mathematics classroom, predicting the weather and in the insurance industry. Some of the careers chosen by our graduates include working as researchers in mathematics (both in academia and industry), actuarial consultants, risk analysts, meteorologists, IT consultants, second and third level teaching.

Prospective employers include Aquamarine Power, Alcatel-Lucent, BureauVeritas, Campbell Scientific, IBM, IFSC, Intel, Google, Lloyds, Marine Institute, Met Eireann, Microsoft, Nokia, Norkom, Numerica Corporation, OpenHydro, Paddy Power, Phillips, RIM, Simula Research and the Tyndall Institute.

Related Programmes
MA Mathematics FT
MSc Mathematics FT
HDip Mathematical Studies FT

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Kate OHanlon
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 2452

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core
Dissertation
MATH40190

Stage 1 - Option
Numerical Algorithms
ACM40290
Numerical Weather Prediction
ACM40520
High Performance Computing (NUIG)
ACM40640
Scientific Programming Concepts (NUIG)
ACM40660
Survey of Appl and Comp Math
ACM40690
Mathematica for Research
ACM40730
Weather and Climate
ACM40770
Simulation Modelling
ACM40870
Advanced Fluid Mechanics
ACM40890
Number Theory
MATH40090
Functional Analysis
MATH40440
Fractal Geometry
MATH40460
Set Theory
MATH40520
Special Topics I
MATH40530
Special Topics II
MATH40540
Actuarial Statistics I
STAT40160
Survival Models
STAT40250
Mathematical Statistics
STAT40320
Bayesian Analysis
STAT40390
Monte Carlo Inference
STAT40410
Applied Statistical Modelling
STAT40530
Statistical Data Mining
STAT40590
Stochastic Models
STAT40680
Time Series Analysis - Act App
STAT40700

Comment

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

The UCD MSc Mathematical Science is designed for mathematics and applied mathematics graduates with a passion for their subject and a desire to up skill to a level required to embark on a career in research.

Application date

Applicants for September 2016 intake, please note that applications will open on 01 October 2015. Closing date for EU and NON EU applications is the 30th June 2016.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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