University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton


This course provides students with a sound general knowledge of advanced mathematics through study in several pure and applied areas of the subject, including statistics and operational research; a wide choice of topics is available for the dissertation, taken under the supervision of a member of the academic staff; if students wish to enter employment within the field of mathematics then this course enhances their career prospects by promoting a professional attitude to mathematics; mathematicians are warmly welcomed in industry, business and commerce for their analytical ability and logical approach to problem solving; the course is particularly suitable if students are planning a career in teaching mathematics or are already a qualified teacher seeking to enhance promotion prospects.

Entry requirements

For direct entry onto the Master�s programme: a lower 2nd Honours degree in mathematics, or equivalent, is required for direct entry onto the Master�s programme; or a Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics or a related subject with a minimum of grade C in all modules; for entry onto the Postgraduate Certificate programme (completion of which, with a minimum of grade C in all modules, allows a student to progress to the Master�s programme); a pass at degree level; students are selected using application form and references in the 1st instance and may be invited for interview; students applying for individual modules will be required to demonstrate the ability to absorb technical concepts and detail, possibly by way of their previous industrial or commercial experience; minimum English competency is the standard MSc entry: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: research methods and professional skills; mathematical modelling; introduction to cybermetrics; statistics; advanced topics in mathematics; discrete mathematics; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Students are normally self-funding.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,960 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

Key information

Course Enquiry Unit
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0800 953 3222