Studying STEM subjects at postgraduate level is becoming increasingly popular.
Here is our selection of 10 of the best Mathematics Masters Degree Courses in the UK and Europe.*
Cost: £9,755 for UK and EU students / £25,387 for international students.
What You Will Study: This is a flexible and wide-ranging MSc in Mathematical Sciences covering a huge array of subjects within Mathematics. Areas that students can study include Algebra, Genetics, Cryptography and Mathematical Geoscience. Students complete the course in 9 months on a full-time study basis.
Part III Master of Advanced Study (MASt) in Mathematics or Master of Mathematics (MMath) – University of Cambridge
Cost: £10,368 for UK and EU students / £20,424 for international students.
What You Will Study: Students coming from outside of the University of Cambridge gain a Master of Advanced Study (MASt) in Mathematics and those continuing from their undergraduate degree at the University of Cambridge gain a Master of Mathematics (MMath) instead. There is no difference between the two qualifications and the course is known as Part III. The course is full time and is usually completed in nine months.
Cost: CHF 649 per semester for all students.
What You Will Study: This Masters in Mathematics at ETH Zurich in Switzerland is completed in one year and five months with full-time study and students work in English. There are four focus areas of Insurance mathematics and financial engineering, Numerical analysis and scientific computing, Statistics, and Algorithms, combinatorics and optimisation.
Cost: £10,500 total cost for all UK and EU students / £27,000 total cost for all international students.
What You Will Study: Modules at Imperial College London include Complex Manifolds, Random Matrices, Analytic Methods in Partial Differential Equations, and Modular Forms. With part-time study the course takes two years to complete and just one year with full-time study.
Cost: CHF 630 per semester for all students.
What You Will Study: This course at EPFL in Switzerland is conducted in English and takes one and a half years to complete with full-time study. Modules include topics such as Riemann surfaces, Mathematical modelling of behaviour, and Numerical methods for conservation laws.
Cost: €469 per year for all students.
What You Will Study: There are a number of different specialisations at Ecole Polytechnique in France and the one in Data Sciences is open to graduate students in English with a suitable undergraduate degree for the 2nd year of a two year course to gain the Masters in Mathematics qualification. The course concentrates the mathematical approach to topics such as cyber security and takes 1 year to complete with full-time study.
Cost: £9,010 for UK and EU students / £25,870 for international students
What You Will Study: This is a one year course at the University of Warwick with full-time study and students can complete a range of modules including topics such as Differential Geometry, Analytic Number Theory, and Brownian Motion.
Cost: No Tuition Fees but a Student Contribution of €269.81 per semester for all students.
What You Will Study: Students are instructed in English at this Germany university and the MSc takes 2 years to complete with full-time study. The University of Bonn's Mathematics Department has a number of research areas including Algebra, number theory and logic, Discrete Mathematics, and Geometry and topology.
Cost: No Tuition Fee but a Student Contribution of €129 per semester for al students.
What You Will Study: Specialisation areas at Technical University of Munich in Germany include Mathematical Model Building, Dynamical Systems, Geometry and Visualisation, Algorithmic Algebra, and Mathematical Physics. Students can study entirely in English and the course takes two years with full-time study.
Cost: £26,110 total cost for UK and EU students / £30,140 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: Modules at UCL include Statistical Methods and Data Analytics, Asset Pricing in Continuous Time, Stochastic Processes, and Applied Computational Finance. Part-time students complete the course in two years and full-time students take 1 year.