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. Applications for part-time registration from UK/EU applicants will be considered. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.

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 Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time April 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time April 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time July 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time July 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 323097