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Applied Mathematics (MSc)

About the programme

The Applied Mathematics Programme consists of 120 European Credit Transfer System (EC) points. The programme consists of advanced courses (min 60 EC), a research project (40 EC) and electives (max 20 EC).

Programme overview

For each student a programme will be tailored individually. It consists of a choice of advanced courses (at least 60 EC) on differential equations, dynamical systems, analysis of industrial problems, measure and integration theory, probability theory, statistics, functional analysis, numerical analysis, operations research; a research project in mathematics (at least 40 EC, including 7 EC for the thesis and an oral presentation) and a free choice of courses from any field (maximum 20 EC); required is a total of at least 120 EC.

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Educational methods

  • Computer assignments
  • Lectures
  • Individual papers
  • Literature study
  • Presentations
  • Research project
  • Seminars
  • Self-study
  • Working groups

Study guidance

The mathematics study advisor is available for questions and suggestions regarding your study programme. During your final research project you will receive personal guidance from a personal supervisor, who will monitor you very closely.

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