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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Mathematics (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This MSc course is designed for those enthusiastic about mathematics. Warwick's Mathematics Institute has designed this course for undergraduates of mathematics, physics or statistics degree to further develop their knowledge through a challenging and uniquely flexible programme.

Course Overview

If you see yourself as a research mathematician of the future, this course may appeal to you. For enthusiastic mathematicians, it’s a chance to further develop your knowledge if you already have an undergraduate mathematics, physics or statistics degree. If your academic background is not in these areas, this course could still appeal if you are a strong mathematician looking for a return to formal education. Your studies will include a mix of lecture based modules and independent research. In your final year, you’ll be able to explore a chosen subject in depth and present your findings in a written dissertation.

Teaching

A taught component, consisting primarily of lecture modules and subsequent examinations, and a research component consisting of a written dissertation exploring a topic in depth.

Assessment

50% of the degree will be assessed from the taught component and 50% of the degree will be assessed from the dissertation.

Skills from this degree

Conducting independent research on a challenging problem
Gathering and organising data to make a case
Preparing and delivering a technical presentation
Scientific communication
Technical precision
Organising, absorbing and consolidating information and techniques
Applying knowledge in the solution of complex problems

Careers

Graduates have pursued roles such as: actuaries; finance and investment analysts and advisers and university researchers.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • Maths Careers Fair
  • Careers in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year
  • Mathematics at work – The practical application of Maths in the workplace
  • Placement and graduate opportunities at the Government Actuary’s Department

Modules

Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

10,430

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

29,950

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements First Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics or a science with high mathematical content.