Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

Mathematics for Applications

The programme covers a wider range of topics from both applied and discrete mathematics. The student will explore the mathematical techniques that are commonly used to solve problems in the real world, in particular in communication theory and in physics.

Entry requirements

UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2.1); or equivalent, with mathematics as a main field of study and good marks in relevant courses. English language requirements IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (iBT) 88, or equivalent, for non-native English speaking applicants.

Course modules

Theory of error-correcting codes; advanced cipher systems; main project; applications of field theory; quantum information theory; network algorithms; advanced financial mathematics; combinatorics; computational number theory; complexity theory.

Assessment methods

Coursework, examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,480 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,855 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

Key information

Department of Mathematics
Telephone number: 
01784 443091