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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Mathematics

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    One year full-time, two years part-time

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    website

  • Last Updated

    19 February 2019

Course content

This programme allows you to further enhance your knowledge, creativity and computational skills in core mathematical subjects and their applications giving you a competitive advantage in a wide range of mathematically based careers. The modules, which are designed and taught by internationally known researchers, are accessible, relevant, interesting and challenging.

Visit the website https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/148/international-masters-in-mathematics-and-its-applications

Programme aims

This programme aims to:

- provide a Master’s level mathematical education of excellent quality, informed by research and scholarship

- provide an opportunity to enhance your mathematical creativity, problem-solving skills and advanced computational skills

- provide an opportunity for you to enhance your oral communication, project design and basic research skills

- provide an opportunity for you to experience and engage with a creative, research-active professional mathematical environment

- produce graduates of value to the region and nation by offering you opportunities to learn about mathematics in the context of its application.

Study support

Postgraduate resources

The University’s Templeman Library houses a comprehensive collection of books and research periodicals. Online access to a wide variety of journals is available through services such as ScienceDirect and SpringerLink. The School has licences for major numerical and computer algebra software packages. Postgraduates are provided with computers in shared offices in the School. The School has two dedicated terminal rooms for taught postgraduate students to use for lectures and self-study.

Support

The School has a well-established system of support and training, with a high level of contact between staff and research students. There are two weekly seminar series: The Mathematics Colloquium at Kent attracts international speakers discussing recent advances in their subject; the Friday seminar series features in-house speakers and visitors talking about their latest work. These are supplemented by weekly discussion groups. The School is a member of the EPSRC-funded London Taught Course Centre for PhD students in the mathematical sciences, and students can participate in the courses and workshops offered by the Centre. The School offers conference grants to enable research students to present their work at national and international conferences.

Dynamic publishing culture

Staff publish regularly and widely in journals, conference proceedings and books. Among others, they have recently contributed to: Advances in Mathematics; Algebra and Representation Theory; Journal of Physics A; Journal of Symbolic Computations; Journal of Topology and Analysis. Details of recently published books can be found within the staff research interests section.

Global Skills Award

All students registered for a taught Master's programme are eligible to apply for a place on our Global Skills Award Programme (http://www.kent.ac.uk/graduateschool/skills/programmes/gsa.html). The programme is designed to broaden your understanding of global issues and current affairs as well as to develop personal skills which will enhance your employability. 

Careers

A postgraduate degree in Mathematics is a flexible and valuable qualification that gives you a competitive advantage in a wide range of mathematically oriented careers. Our programmes enable you to develop the skills and capabilities that employers are looking for including problem-solving, independent thought, report-writing, project management, leadership skills, teamworking and good communication.

Many of our graduates have gone on to work in international organisations, the financial sector, and business. Others have found postgraduate research places at Kent and other universities.

Find out how to apply here - https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/apply/

Why study at The University of Kent?

- Kent was awarded gold, the highest rating, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. The University of Kent's Statement of Findings can be found here

- In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, Kent was ranked in the top 20 for research intensity in the Times Higher Education.

- Kent has an excellent postgraduate employment record: 92% of our postgraduate students who graduated in 2017 and responded to a national survey were in work or further study within six months (DLHE).

Find out more: https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/why/

 

Postgraduate scholarships and funding

We have a scholarship fund in excess of £11 million to support our postgraduate community. Find out more: https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/postgraduate/

 

English language learning

If you need to improve your English before and during your postgraduate studies, Kent offers a range of modules and programmes in English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Find out more here: https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/international/english.html


Visit the MSc in Mathematics and its Applications page on the University of Kent website for more details!

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