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MSc MATHEMATICAL SCIENCE

Qualification : MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE

Award Type and NFQ level : TAUGHT MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : MHQ52

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 30 June 2019

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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

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.

Minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
  • TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
  • TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
  • PTE (Pearson): 62

Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850.

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

The course provides a solid foundation in Theoretical Physics, Applied Mathematics and 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.

Online application only http://www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity

PAC Code
MHQ52

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.

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