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2023/24 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MSc Mathematics

Programme code:MSC-MATHUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Paul Shafer Contact

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

Upper second class degree or equivalent in mathematics, or in a degree scheme containing a substantial mathematics component.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Mathematics

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Mathematics

Programme specification:

The programme will:

- provide a solid training in mainstream mathematics;
- expose students to modern developments in mathematics;
- be flexible in allowing the student to take a broad range of options, including modules within pure mathematics, applied mathematics, financial mathematics, statistics and probability;
- reflect the research interests of the School.

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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Candidates must enroll on exactly 180 or 185 credits overall, with at least 135 credits at level 5M. Please note that in order to obtain the MSc award students need to pass 150 credits with at least 135 at level 5 with a minimum classification average of 5.0 . Please refer to the 'rules of award' document for further details, with particular attention to section 16.

Students will be awarded the PGCert if they exit with 60 credits (including 45 at Level 5M), or the PGDip if they exit with 90 credits (including 75 at Level 5M).

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory module:

MATH5000MDissertation in Mathematics60 credits1 Jun to 30 Sep

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 120 or 125 credits from the following optional modules.

MATH3017Calculus in the Complex Plane15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3033Graph Theory15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3044Number Theory15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3071Groups and Symmetry15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3104Proof and Computation15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3113Differential Geometry15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3120Models and Sets15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3143Combinatorics15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3153Coding Theory15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3195Commutative Rings and Algebraic Geometry15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3211Metric and Function Spaces15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3216Hilbert Spaces and Fourier Analysis15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3225Topology15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3232Transformation Geometry15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3355Hamiltonian Systems15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3365Mathematical Methods15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3374Linear and Non-Linear Waves15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3375Hydrodynamic Stability15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3385Quantum Mechanics15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3396Dynamical Systems15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3397Nonlinear Dynamics15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3414Analytic Solutions of Partial Differential Equations15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3424Introduction to Entropy in the Physical World15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3458Geophysical Fluid Dynamics15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3459Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3475Modern Numerical Methods15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3491Discrete Systems and Integrability15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3510Actuarial Mathematics 115 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3520Actuarial Mathematics 215 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3532Relativity and Cosmology15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3565Mathematical Biology15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3567Evolutionary Modelling15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3620Fluid Dynamics 215 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3714Linear Regression and Robustness15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3723Statistical Theory15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3734Stochastic Calculus for Finance15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH3772Multivariate Analysis10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3802Time Series10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH3820Bayesian Statistics10 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH3823Generalised Linear Models10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH5021MPhilosophy of Logic and Mathematics20 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5071MGroups, Symmetry and Galois Theory20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH5104MAdvanced Proof and Computation20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH5113MAdvanced Differential Geometry20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH5120MAdvanced Models and Sets20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH5195MAdvanced Commutative Rings and Algebraic Geometry20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH5211MMetric Spaces and Functional Analysis20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH5216MHilbert Spaces and Advanced Fourier Analysis20 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5356MAdvanced Hamiltonian Systems20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH5366MAdvanced Mathematical Methods20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH5373MAdvanced Linear and Nonlinear Waves20 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5376MAdvanced Hydrodynamic Stability20 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5386MAdvanced Quantum Mechanics20 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5395MAdvanced Dynamical Systems20 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5398MAdvanced Nonlinear Dynamics20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH5424MAdvanced Entropy in the Physical World20 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5458MAdvanced Geophysical Fluid Dynamics20 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5459MAdvanced Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH5476MAdvanced Modern Numerical Methods20 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5492MAdvanced Discrete Systems and Integrability20 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5566MAdvanced Mathematical Biology20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH5567MAdvanced Evolutionary Modelling20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH5714MLinear Regression, Robustness and Smoothing20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH5772MMultivariate and Cluster Analysis15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH5802MTime Series and Spectral Analysis15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH5820MBayesian Statistics and Causality15 creditsNot running in 202324
MATH5824MGeneralised Linear and Additive Models15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH5825MIndependent Learning and Skills Project15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH5835MStatistical Computing15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PHIL3123Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PHYS3011Cosmology15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PHYS3190Molecular Simulation: Theory and Practice15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PHYS3511Advanced Mechanics15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan), 1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr)
PHYS5380MQuantum Field Theory15 credits1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr), Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PHYS5390MGeneral Relativity15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
SOEE3151Dynamics of Weather Systems10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
SOEE3250Inverse Theory10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
SOEE5675MInverse Theory10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Last updated: 20/02/2024 15:58:00


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