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MSc Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics


University College Dublin UCD School of Physics

Full time September MSc Full-time: 1 year

About the course

MSc Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics covers concepts in fields as diverse as continuum mechanics, hydrodynamics, mathematical biology, waves, non-linear dynamics, numerical analysis, advanced mathematical methods, modern mathematical physics and complex systems theory.

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  • offers broad opportunities for future employment in research, development, predictive modelling and risk assessment and informatics-related industry sectors. 
  • developed in close connection with the Simulation Science and Computational Physics specialties, offering students both a robust training in computational methods on top of the solid theoretical and mathematical foundation.

Nature of the learning environment

The environment is research-based, with a deep level of

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Entry Requirements

This programme is intended for applicants who have a strong background in physics, chemistry, engineering, material sciences or a related discipline with a significant physics content.

An upper second class honours or international equivalent is required. In special circumstances, students with a strong physics background and 2.2 class honours may be accepted.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language profi ciency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.


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