School of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science
We use mathematics and statistics to solve real-world problems. Our academics work with industry, business and the public sector.
About the course
Course description 2017
This intensive introduction to advanced pure and applied mathematics draws on our strengths in algebra, geometry, topology, number theory, fluid dynamics and solar physics.
You’ll attend lectures but you’ll also get hands-on research experience, writing a dissertation supervised by an active researcher.
Possible module choices include:
- Algebraic Topology
- Number Theory
- Topics in Advanced Fluid Dynamics
- Analytical Dynamics and Classical Field Theory
- Mathematical Modelling of Natural Systems
- Stochastic Processes and Finance
- Waves and Magnetohydrodynamics
Teaching and assessment
There are lectures and seminars. You’re assessed by exams, coursework and a dissertation.
1 year full-time
2:1 honours degree with a substantial maths component.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You may be able to get funding from the University or an external company. Course-specific studentships may also be available. You should apply for these as soon as possible.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.