University of Chester

University of Chester


The focus of the programme is on applied and computational mathematics; as well as developing subject-specific skills in numerical analysis and mathematical modelling (which are applicable in areas as diverse as the biosciences, the finance sector and engineering), students also develop valuable transferable skills, including IT skills, and the ability to tackle problems logically and efficiently.

Entry requirements

Minimum of lower 2nd Class Honours degree in mathematics-related subject.

Course modules

Core modules: Differential equations and their applications; integral equations; information and communications technology for mathematics research; numerical linear algebra; fractional differential equations; partial differential equations; numerical methods: Convergence and stability theory; differential geometry; mathematical modelling.

Assessment methods

Assessment is achieved through a combination of coursework and examination. MSc students are required to complete a project and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 3,825 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 8,640 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 425 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000