University of York

University of York


This course involves writing a Master's thesis under the supervision of a member of academic staff on a topic to be agreed between the supervisor and the student. Submission is required no more than 3 months after the end of registration, although submission before the end of registration is encouraged where possible. MSc by research students have access to all of the transferable skills training programmes available to MPhil and PhD students.

Entry requirements

Applicants for admission to graduate research degrees in mathematics should have or expect to have a good Honours degree (equivalent of 2.1 or higher) in mathematics, or a good Honours degree in which mathematics has formed a substantial part of the course. Applicants whose 1st language is not English are referred to the English language requirements of the University of York. Applications for part-time registration from UK/EU applicants will be considered.

Assessment methods


Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01904 323097