Tuition fee per year (non-EU/EEA students): 15000 €
20 October 2017
Goal of the programme
When you study mathematics and statistics at the University of Helsinki, some of the best mathematicians and statisticians in the world will be your instructors. Studies in this Master’s programme will give you a solid basis for maths and statistics applications. Graduates of this Master’s programme find employment as researchers, teachers, and in demanding expert posts in the public and private sectors in Finland and abroad.
The Master’s programme in mathematics and statistics is based on top research. The teaching within the stydy track at the University of Helsinki follows a high standard and is highly valued, not just within Finnish academia but in global university rankings. Upon graduating from this Master’s programme, you will:
Be an expert in the methods of mathematics or statistics
Have mastered the basics of another scientific discipline
Be able to apply scientific knowledge and methods
Be able to follow developments in mathematics and statistics
Know how to think critically, argue a point, and solve problems
Have excellent interaction skills and be assertive and creative
Understand the principles of ethical and sustainable development
Be well prepared to work as an expert and developer in your field
The Master’s programme consists of courses in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics and social statistics. The courses include group and lecture instruction, exercises, literature, and workshops. Most courses also include exams or project assignments. In addition, you can complete some courses independently, by taking literature-based exams. The instructors in this programme have received prizes for their high standard of teaching. The teaching methods used in the subjects in this Master's programme have been widely recognised in the media.