Masters | Postgraduate Course - Mathematical Sciences MRes Course Details within Nottingham Trent University

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Mathematical Sciences MRes

Study Details

MRes One year full-time, two years part-time

This new course will prepare you for the challenges of research in mathematics or statistics. Supported by relevant taught models and by academic supervisors, experts in your chosen specialist subject, you will undertake a year-long research project in which you will experience all stages of the research process.

You will gain deep knowledge of a chosen topic in mathematics or statistics and develop your research skills in project planning, reviewing literature, group discussions, research presentations and writing publications.

Module details

You will undertake a year-long research project, one compulsory module on Research Methods and then choose any two from the options below:

Options in Statistics:

  • Computational Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Applied Statistics
  • Statistical Modelling

Options in Applied Mathematics

  • Mathematical Recipes
  • Topics in Mathematical Biology
  • Linear Systems
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics

Options in Pure Mathematics

  • Topics in Pure Mathematics
  • Coding Theory and Cryptography

Entry Requirements

  • A UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered

Student Destinations

This course provides an excellent platform from which to apply for a PhD in Mathematics or Statistics and your immersion in the research environment means you will really impress at interview. Your research skills mean you will really be able to hit the ground running.

If you are looking for a career in industry, the skills you have acquired on the course – independence, logical reasoning, project planning, intellectual discussions – will mean you are highly employable in industries such as finance, IT, business, teaching and consultancy.

This course does not currently offer placements.