This is a one-year full-time course, though it could be taken part-time over two or more years. It provides a broad introduction to Mathematics at the graduate level.
Modules include Galois Theory, Differential Geometry, Probability, Functional Analysis, Numerical analysis, Research Projects, Representation Theory and Algebraic Topology.
The course provides an excellent foundation for those who intend to go on to pursue the PhD. Many MSc graduates take up employment in areas such as Industry, Commerce, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Software Development, Process Engineering or Education.
The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:
Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.
Please select the option ‘Taught Masters Scholarship’ from the drop down menu. PAC no. Please insert your (PAC) number that you have received from http://www.pac.ie after submitting your master’s course(s) application online. About You - Applicant’s personal details Mandatory information. Please note that date of birth is required to ensure that duplicate records can be identified in the online system. Applicant’s contact details A number of fields are mandatory. Applicant’s academic history Details of academic qualifications, including results. Information about the applicant’s final undergraduate Maynooth University Taught Masters Scholarships 2017 Guide for Applicants (V.1) 3 honours level 8 degree or equivalent must be provided. Applicants are required to upload official transcripts for academic qualifications into the online application system. Applicants may enter a number of qualifications into the system but only level 8 honours Bachelor’s degrees or equivalent are considered. Selecting your Department Applicants may select up to three Departments from the drop down menu. Applicants may be considered for scholarships in Masters programmes in up to three Departments.Taught Master’s Scholarship This section provides the opportunity for applicants to declare if they have been in receipt of a higher education authority student grant/SUSI grant. If an applicant has not been in receipt of a student grant for the final year of their undergraduate honours degree, this will not affect the assessment of their application. Applicants must also declare their acceptance of the scheme’s terms and conditions in this section. Taught Master’s Access Scholarship All applicants must indicate whether they wish to be considered for the taught master’s scholarship allocated under the Maynooth Access Programme. Please note this section is only relevant to the Taught Master’s Scholarship of €2,000 applications and to students currently registered with the Maynooth University Access Office. It is not considered for Alumni Scholarship applications. If this section is not completed it is assumed that the applicant does not wish to be considered. Recommendations Recommendations are not required for Taught Master’s Scholarship applications. References provided will not be considered. Downloadable Forms Downloadable forms are not required for Taught Master’s Scholarship applications. They are only relevant to Alumni Scholarship applications. If you are a graduate of Maynooth University and you are uploading an Alumni Scholarship personal statement form, please refer to the Alumni Scholarship guidance. Check your application
Value of Scholarship(s)
Applicants must intend to pursue a full-time Taught Master’s degree at the University commencing in the following academic year. Achieve a minimum overall result of 65% in an Honours Bachelor’s degree from Maynooth University.
The minimum entry requirement is a 2.1 Honours Degree in Mathematics, though a 1st Class degree is highly desirable. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level. Minimum English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score, TOEFL (Paper based test): 585, TOEFL (Internet based test): 95, PTE (Pearson): 62. Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850.
Recipient: Maynooth University
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