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Applied Mathematical Sciences MSc

Applied Mathematical Sciences MSc

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Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Applied Mathematics

Course type


Course Summary

This is one of the few dedicated Applied Mathematics MSc programmes in the UK. For over 40 years Heriot-Watt has been exceptionally strong in Applied Mathematics and we have world-leading researchers in many related areas and very good links with industry. Our flexible programme is designed to equip students with the modern, transferrable mathematical and statistical skills to prepare them for careers in industry and research. Students will gain a solid, theoretical and practical foundation through a diverse range of taught courses and applications oriented projects. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.


This module aims to provide the student with an opportunity to undertake extensive investigation of an advanced or specialised topic relating to their module; to provide the opportunity to plan and execute a significant project of research, investigation or development.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Entry is aimed at graduates with strong mathematical knowledge and skills. A good honours degree in mathematics, statistics or a related subject with a substantial mathematical content is desired. Motivation and a willingness to work hard are also important pre-requisites.