Mathematical Science

Maynooth University


Course Name Mathematical Science
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHQ52 MHQ53
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September
PAC Application Information

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PAC Code
MHQ52 Full-time
MHQ53 Part-time

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+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.

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Course Content 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.
Subjects Taught 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
Careers or Further Progression The course provides a solid foundation in Theoretical Physics/Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics for students who wish to pursue careers in science, engineering, commerce and technology. Graduates gain employment in a wide range of occupations including research, teaching, actuary, banking, software development, computational physics and computer modelling/simulation. Students who perform well may go on to the PhD programme.
Further Enquiries Programme Director John Regan
Address Department of Theoretical Physics, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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