MSc Mathematical Science


Maynooth University    Department of Theoretical Physics

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Mathematics (25) Physics (29)

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Are you fascinated by the world of numbers and equations? Look no further than our MSc in Mathematical Science at Maynooth University. This one-year, full-time programme offers a comprehensive study of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics. You'll delve into topics like Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, and even conduct your own research project. With a solid foundation in these subjects, you'll be well-prepared for a variety of career paths in science, engineering, commerce, and technology. To join this programme, you'll need at least a Second Class Honours Grade 1 in Theoretical/Mathematical Physics, Mathematics or a related discipline. Don't miss the opportunity to expand your mathematical horizons with us!

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Master of Science in Mathematical Science

Students take modules in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics, including a 20 ECTS research project in Theoretical Physics. At least 45 ECTS, including the research project, must be taken at the Masters level (level 6 in Theoretical Physics and level 5 in Mathematics). The remaining credits may be made up at levels 4, 5 or 6.

Commences: September

Course Structure

All module choices are subject to the approval of the Head of Department. Available modules are listed below. The research project (20 ECTS Minor thesis) is compulsory. At least 45 ECTS must be taken at level 5, 6 or 8. Total credits 60.

Course Duration: 1 year Full-time

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Entry Requirements

Candidates for MSc in Mathematical Science will normally be expected to have at least a Second Class Honours Grade 1 in Theoretical/Mathematical Physics, Mathematics or a related discipline.

Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.




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