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C03026v6 Master of Science (Research) in Mathematical Sciences

Award(s): Master of Science (Research) in Mathematical Sciences (MSc(Res))
CRICOS code: 032335A
Course EFTSL: 2
Location: City campus

Notes

Research degrees are offered on a sponsored, scholarship, faculty part-sponsored or full-fee-paying basis. Contact UTS: Science or the UTS: Graduate Research School for further details.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Other information

Overview

The Master of Science (Research) in Mathematical Sciences provides an opportunity to acquire research skills and to deepen knowledge in one of the areas of mathematics. The aim of the program is the professional development of candidates through mastery of a substantial body of mathematical literature together with original research work under the guidance of a supervisor.

This research degree provides an opportunity for graduates to acquire high-level research skills and substantially deepen their knowledge in an area of mathematics or statistics. Students work under the guidance of a supervisor who is a full-time academic staff member of the faculty. Students may be required to take a prescribed subject in research methodology or any other subject deemed necessary by their principal supervisor.

Course aims

Students acquire research skills and deepen knowledge in their chosen area of mathematics or science.

Career options

Skills in research and the ability to think mathematically are in growing demand in industry, finance and various government organisations. As a consequence, graduates of this course significantly broaden their career choices, and the research topic may be chosen to further facilitate their career paths, for example, in senior levels of market research, quantitative management and quantitative finance.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate research studies.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

The maximum course duration is two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Course structure

Students work under the guidance of a supervisor who is a member of the full-time academic staff of the University. The degree is examined through the presentation of a thesis. Students are also required to present seminars during the time of their enrolment and at the completion of their program. Students may be required to take one or several subjects deemed necessary by their principal supervisor or the Faculty Research Committee.

Course completion requirements

34776 Thesis (Mathematics) 

Other information

Further information is available from:

Office of the Associate Dean (Research and Development)
telephone +61 2 9514 2490
fax +61 2 9514 1656
email
science.research@uts.edu.au