University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Applicable Mathematics

This programme is designed for graduates in mathematics, engineering, or science with a excellent numeracy skills, wishing to pursue careers in the application of mathematics, in traditional areas such as engineering and science and in service areas such as finance and banking, where knowledge of modern applications of mathematics would be advantageous; the philosophy of the programme is to equip students both with mathematics and its applications and with high-level scientific software and associated numerical skills.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2.1 or equivalent in mathematics, physics, engineering, or a relevant discipline with substantial amount of mathematical and numeracy content. Those who have established commercial or industrial experience in a relevant field can be accepted, subject to interview, references, and recommendation from the programme committee. For applicants whose first language is not English, the minimum level of English is the equivalent to an IELTS score of 6 or for TOEFL iBT a score of 93.

Course modules

Modules include: Individual project; mathematics and its applications; computational methods; mathematical approaches to risk management; inverse problems; mathematics of complex systems; reliability and optimisation; scientific software design and development; enterprise software engineering development; internet and web technologies; visual interactive programming; advanced algorithms; e-business strategy; actuarial mathematics; financial econometrics; principles and practice of evacuation modelling; principles and practice of fire modelling.

Assessment methods

Assessment by examinations, coursework and a project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,200 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,350 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 7,200 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus Greenwich SE10 9LS South East

Key information

Enquiry Unit
Telephone number: 
020 8331 9000