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MSc in Mathematics

Course Description

The MSc in Mathematics is intended to bring the student to a level of knowledge and understanding where they can confidently begin to study modern research literature in Mathematics, and can prepare to embark on a research project of their own (under supervison).

The student takes three 10 credit taught modules in each of the first two semesters. These modules are examined during, or at the end of, the semester in which they are given.

The student also completes a 30-credit dissertation. Normally, this is done largely in the summer semester.

September to August (full time) - 1 year or 3 semesters
September to August (part time) - 2 years or 6 semesters

Visit the MSc in Mathematics page on the University College Dublin website for more details!

Student Profiles

UCD Science EU Scholarships for MSc - 9 Awards

Scholarships will be awarded to academically exceptional students and high-calibre graduates working in industry. The awards will cover a portion of the tuition fees per candidate.

Value of Scholarship(s)



Applicants must have completed the application process to the course of their choice and fulfilled all the necessary admissions requirements. Scholarships will be awarded on academic merit.

Application Procedure

No separate application is required. All eligible applicants who complete their programme application by 31 st May 2016 will be considered for the scholarship.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a 2H1 degree in Mathematics with a grade of Second Class Honours or better, and for which the course requirements are of comparable content and standard to that of the UCD BSc degree major in Mathematics.Those who have been awarded a distinction, or Second Class Honours Grade 1, in the Higher Diploma in Mathematical Science (Mathematics stream) are eligible for the programme.

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