The MSc in Mathematics is ideal if you want to build on your BSc, extend your knowledge through a wider spread of topics, and demonstrate your literature research skills with an extended dissertation.

You study different elements of mathematics such as mathematical elements of computing, and develop your research, project management, and written communication skills.

Our extensive expert support helps to shape your dissertation into an excellent foundation for your future career.

Upon graduation you will be a knowledgeable mathematician with the proven skills to independently deliver a substantial project. This gives you a distinct edge in the increasingly competitive jobs market.


  • Top 15 in the UK for Teaching (NSS 2021)
  • 300-400 in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021, the QS World University Rankings 2022 and Shanghai Rankings 2021
  • World-class facilities for mathematical and computational sciences
  • Swansea university holds a TEF Gold Award, UK Government recognition for teaching excellence

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time, 2 or 3 years part-time

Module Details:

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Programme Funding

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries for both taught and research courses to help you fund your study.

Student Destinations

An MSc in Mathematics significantly improves your career prospects. Popular career destinations include the actuarial profession, finance, technology and business, where mathematicians are in demand for statistical analysis, research and development positions.

Recent Swansea graduates have been employed by AXA, BA, Deutsche Bank, Shell Research, Health Authorities and Local Government.


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Entry Requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in Mathematics.

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