This programme is for students with an undergraduate degree containing a significant component of Mathematics who wish to upgrade their degree in Mathematics and spend a year in a leading UK Mathematics Department. On completion with a Merit or Distinction you may be considered for the MSc programme.
- An intensive programme preparing students for further study at MSc and PhD level and for work in the non-academic sector.
- A flexible programme allowing students to plan an individual programme.
- A transitional programme providing students with an excellent opportunity to upgrade their degree in Mathematics.
Visit the website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-courses/mathematics-grad-dip.aspx
- Description -
You will attend eight of the courses currently offered to BSc or MSci students. Subject to timetable constraints, considerable choice is possible. The courses available, which change slightly from year to year, include.
- Course purpose -
For students with an undergraduate degree or equivalent who wish to have the experience of one year in a leading UK Mathematics Department, or who may not be immediately eligible for entry to a higher degree in the UK and who wish to upgrade their degree. If you successfully complete this programme with a merit or distinction we may consider you for the MSc programme.
- Course format and assessment -
You must take eight modules which may include an individual project on a subject of your choice. Examples of modules are listed below:
- Elementary Number Theory
- Partial Differential Equations & Complex Variables
- Linear Algebra
- Geometry of Surfaces
- Real Analysis II
- Complex Analysis
- Galois Theory
- Special Relativity & Electromagnetism
- Introductory Quantum Theory
- Space-time Geometry & General Relativity
- Mathematical Finance I: Discrete Time
- Mathematical Finance II: Continuous Time
- Rings & Modules
- Representation Theory of Finite Groups
- Control Theory
- Fourier Analysis
- Applied Analytic Methods
- Project (mathematical topic)
You will also take examinations, mostly in May/June.
Further study at MSc and PhD level, employment as analysts in investment banks and industrial researchers in large companies.
How to apply: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/taught-courses.aspx
To study for a postgraduate degree at King’s College London
is to study at the city’s most central university and at one of the top 20 universities worldwide (2015/16 QS World Rankings). Graduates will benefit from close connections with the UK’s professional, political, legal, commercial, scientific and cultural life, while the excellent reputation of our MA and MRes programmes ensures our postgraduate alumni are highly sought after by some of the world’s most prestigious employers. We provide graduates with skills that are highly valued in business, government, academia and the professions.
Scholarships & Funding:
All current PGT offer-holders and new PGT applicants are welcome to apply for the scholarships. For more information and to learn how to apply visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources
Free language tuition with the Modern Language Centre:
If you are studying for any postgraduate taught degree at King’s you can take a module from a choice of over 25 languages without any additional cost. Visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/mlc