Department of Mathematics

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Suggested Programme of Post-Graduate Study for Overseas Students

The links below to find a general description of each of the programmes

MSc in Applied Mathematical Sciences (F147/F145)

MSc in Applied Mathematical Sciences with Biological and Ecological Modelling (F157/F155)

MSc in Applied Mathematical Sciences with Climate Change Impact Modelling (F1J7/F1J5)

MSc in Computational Mathematics (F1CM/F1CD)

The programmes above can be taken full time over 12 months or part-time over a longer period.

Please Contact Us for any information or arrange a visit or why not apply now.

We are an active research department and are part of the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences, the joint research institute of mathematical sciences at Heriot-Watt and Edinburgh Universities.

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A summary of the MSc requirements and those for Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma qualifications is available here.

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There is a range of sources of funding for suitably qualified students.

Click here for details of studentships.

Programme Fees

The full time overseas student fee for 2010/11 is £10,200.

The home and EU student fee for 2010/11 is £3,940.

Please see Registry web site for more details.

Entry Requirement?

We look for a good honours degree in mathematics, statistics or another numerate discipline.

You will also need a good level of English to follow lectures, do exercises, take exams and write projects.

We can help you achieve the right level both in mathematics and in English. Please contact us.

For more details of any aspect of the MSc/Diploma Programme, please contact us.