## Key information

**Duration: **1 year full-time, 2 years part-time**Start date**:October 2023**Location**: South Kensington**ECTS**: 90 credits

## Overview

The course trains you in different areasof applied mathematics, equipping you with a range of mathematical, modelling and presentation skills for problem-solving and research.

This course is delivered in small classes, with a broad choice modules from the foundational to highly specialised, allowing you to tailor the course to your interests and background.

You will also have the opportunity to complete an independent research project under the supervision of an academic researcher, tackling state-of-the-art problems across applied mathematics.

### Study programme

The taught element begins in the autumn term, continuing into the spring term.

You are assessed through coursework during term time and exams in May and June. The taught courses cover a wide range of topics in applied mathematics. You can see range of choices you will have below.

You will alsoundertake independent work on a written project after agreeing a topic with a supervisor towards the end of the first term. You will beginworkon your project in the second term, with most of the project being completed during the summer.

### Careers

The solid training and exposure to cutting-edge activity in applied mathematics provides the necessary background for further postgraduate study in applied mathematics, or closely related areas such as engineering and physics.

The skills you gain from this programme are highly transferable and open up opportunities for a career in industry, such as in the aerospace, petroleum and financial industries.

## Structure

This page reflects the latest version of the curriculum for this year of entry. However, this information is subject to change.

Find out more about the limited circumstances in which we may need to make changes to or in relation to our courses, the type of changes we may make and how we will tell you about changes we have made.

*Page last reviewed on 22 October 2021.*

## Structure

### Taught modules

You choose eight taught modules that account for two-thirds of your overall grade. Part-time students choose four modules in the first year and four modules in the second year.

There are no mandatory core modules except the research project, allowing you to design your own learning plan in line with your unique background, interests and the field in which your wish to do your research project.

- Mathematical Foundations of Machine Learning
- Advanced Topics in Partial Differential equations
- Applied Complex Analysis
- Asymptotic Methods
- Bifurcation Theory
- Classical Dynamics
- Computational Linear Algebra
- Computational Partial Differential Equations
- Dynamical Systems
- Dynamics of Learning and Iterated Games
- Finite Elements: Numerical Analysis and Implementation
- Fluid Dynamics 1
- Fluid Dynamics 2
- Function Spaces and Applications
- Geometric Mechanics
- Hydrodynamic Stability
- Introduction to Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
- Introduction to Stochastic Differential Equations and Diffusion Processes
- Mathematical Biology
- Mathematical Finance: An Introduction to Option Pricing
- Methods for Data Science
- Numerical Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations
- Optimisation
- Quantum Mechanics I
- Quantum Mechanics II
- Random Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory: Seminar Course
- Scientific Computation
- Special Relativity and Electromagnetism
- Stochastic Differential Equations in Financial Modelling
- Tensor Calculus and General Relativity
- Theory of Partial Differential Equations
- Vortex Dynamics

### Research project

You will undertake a research project on state-of-the-art problems in different areas of Applied Mathematics, depending on your interests and background. These can range from theoretical to methodological or theoretical areas.

A list of projects and supervisors is issued in November. You agree a topic with a supervisor towards the end of the first term, and begin working on your project in the second term. The bulk of the project is completed during the summer, with a submission deadline in September.

This gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to synthesise what you have learned over the course.

You will be assessed on your written thesis (dissertation) and a presentation, followed by questions from two academic members. You will also receive feedback on poster presentations and research proposals during the course.

The research project accounts for one-third of your overall grade.

## Teaching and assessment

### Teaching methods

- Group tutorials
- Independent research project
- Individual student/lecturer consultations
- Lectures
- Problem classes
- Problem sheets
- Research seminars

### Assessment methods

- Coursework
- Dissertation
- Examination
- Oral assessment
- Practical

## Entry requirements

We welcome students from all over the world and consider all applicants on an individual basis.

## Entry requirements

### Minimum academic requirement

Our minimum requirement is a **2.1 degree** in mathematics, applied mathematics, engineering or physics.

### International qualifications

We also accept a wide variety of international qualifications.

The academic requirement above is for applicants who hold or who are working towards a UK qualification.

For guidance see our**Country Index**though please note that the standards listed are the **minimum for entry to the College**, and **not specifically this Department**.

If you have any questions about admissions and the standard required for the qualification you hold or are currently studying then please contact therelevant admissions team.

### English language requirement (all applicants)

All candidates must demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency for admission to the College.

For admission to this course, you must achieve the **standard College requirement** in the appropriate English language qualification. For details of the minimum grades required to achieve this requirement, please see the English language requirements for postgraduate applicants.

### Competence standards

Our competence standards highlight the core skills students should be able to demonstrate by the end of this course.

View the Department of Mathematics's competence standards[pdf]

We believe in providing the widest practicable access to all of our degree programmes and will make reasonable adjustments wherever possible to support your study. For more information, please contact the Department using the contact details below.

**Department of Mathematics**

E:mathsmsc@imperial.ac.uk

## How to apply

### Making an application

#### Apply online

All applicants must**apply online.**

Visit our Admissions website fordetails on the application process.

You can submit one application form per year of entry. You can usually choose up to two courses.

#### Application fee

If you are applying for a taught Master’s course, you will need to pay an application fee before submitting your application.

The fee applies per application and not per course:

- £80 for all taught Master's applications excluding those to the Imperial College Business School
- £100 for all MSc applications to the Imperial College Business School
- £150 for MBA applications to the Imperial College Business School

There is no application fee for MRes courses, Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas or research courses, such as PhDs and EngDs.

If you are facing financial hardship and are unable to pay the application fee, we encourage you to apply for our application fee waiver.

Find out more about the application fee and waiver

### Second course choice

If you are selecting MSc Applied Mathematics as a second course choice in your application to Imperial, please note we will only consider your application if your first choice course is MSc Pure Mathematics.

### ATAS certificate

An ATAS certificate **is not** required for overseas students applying for this course.

### Further questions?

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## Tuition fees and funding

The level of tuition fees you pay is based on your fee status, which we assess based on UK government legislation.

Find out more about fees and funding opportunities.

## Tuition fees

### Home rate of tuition

#### 2023 entry

Full-time -£13,000

Part-time -£6,500 per year

Fees are charged by year of entry to the College and not year of study.

Except where otherwise indicated, the fees for students on courses lasting more than one year will increase annually by an amount linked to inflation, including for part-time students on modular programmes. The measure of inflation used will be the Retail Price Index (RPI) value in the April of the calendar year in which the academic session starts e.g. the RPI value in April 2022 will apply to fees for the academic year 2022–2023.

#### Fee status

Whether you pay the Home fee depends on your fee status.

Your fee status is assessed based on UK Government legislation and includes things like where you live and your nationality or residency status.

Find out more about how we assess your fee status.

#### EU/EEA/Swiss students

The Government has confirmed that EU/EEA/Swiss students who begin a course before the 31 July 2021 will be eligible to pay the same fee as Home students and have access to student finance for the duration of their course, as long as they meet certain requirements which are unchanged from previous years. This includes students who begin the course remotely.

EU/EEA/Swiss students starting a course on or after 1 August 2021 will no longer be eligible for the Home fee rate and so will be charged the Overseas fee. Please note, we do not expect this to apply to Irish students or students benefitting from Citizens' Rights under the EU Withdrawal Agreement, EEA EFTA Separation Agreement or Swiss Citizens' Rights Agreement respectively. However, we are currently awaiting the formal publication of the amended Fees and Awards regulations.

The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) website has useful information on the conditions you currently need to meet to be entitled to pay tuition fees at the Home rate for study on a higher education course in England and reflect the regulations as they currently stand (not the amended regulations which are subject to publication).

### Overseas rate of tuition

#### 2023 entry

Full-time -£32,400

Part-time -£16,200 per year

Fees are charged by year of entry to the College and not year of study.

Except where otherwise indicated, the fees for students on courses lasting more than one year will increase annually by an amount linked to inflation, including for part-time students on modular programmes. The measure of inflation used will be the Retail Price Index (RPI) value in the April of the calendar year in which the academic session starts e.g. the RPI value in April 2022 will apply to fees for the academic year 2022–2023.

#### Fee status

Whether you pay the Overseas fee depends on your fee status.

Your fee status is assessed based on UK Government legislation and includes things like where you live and your nationality or residency status.

Find out more about how we assess your fee status.

#### EU/EEA/Swiss students

The Government has confirmed that EU/EEA/Swiss students who begin a course before the 31 July 2021 will be eligible to pay the same fee as Home students and have access to student finance for the duration of their course, as long as they meet certain requirements which are unchanged from previous years. This includes students who begin the course remotely.

EU/EEA/Swiss students starting a course on or after 1 August 2021 will no longer be eligible for the Home fee rate and so will be charged the Overseas fee. Please note, we do not expect this to apply to Irish students or students benefitting from Citizens' Rights under the EU Withdrawal Agreement, EEA EFTA Separation Agreement or Swiss Citizens' Rights Agreement respectively. However, we are currently awaiting the formal publication of the amended Fees and Awards regulations.

The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) website has useful information on the conditions you currently need to meet to be entitled to pay tuition fees at the Home rate for study on a higher education course in England and reflect the regulations as they currently stand (not the amended regulations which are subject to publication).

### Postgraduate Master's loan

If you're a UK national, or EU national with settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you may be able to apply for aPostgraduate Master’s Loan from the UK government, if you meet certain criteria.

For 2022-23 entry, the maximum amount is £11,836. The loan is not means-tested and you can choose whether to put it towards your tuition fees or living costs.

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A rough guide to what you might expect to spend to live in reasonable comfort in London is available on our Fees and Funding website.

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## FAQs

### What is Applied Mathematics in MSc? ›

The objective of the MSc programme in Applied Mathematics is to provide its students with a thorough knowledge of applicable mathematics and to develop their expertise in applying the methods and tools of mathematics to problems in science and engineering.

**What are the job opportunities after MSc Applied Mathematics? ›**

**465 Applied Mathematics Jobs in India (30 new)**

- Data Scientist_Python ( 5+ years) Data Scientist_Python ( 5+ years) ...
- Quantitative Analyst. ...
- Doctoral Student. ...
- Internship - Applied Mathematics. ...
- Internship - Applied Mathematics. ...
- Software Engineer - Machine Learning. ...
- Game Mathematician. ...
- Senior Quantitative Analyst.

**Is Applied Mathematics a good career? ›**

**The payoff for entering the rigorous field of Applied Mathematics is a set of solid career choices and financial independence**. The average salary commanded by an entry-level Data Analyst is above $80,000, with Senior Data Analysts earning, on average, more than $100,000.

**Which is better pure or Applied Mathematics? ›**

The activity of applied mathematics is intimately connected with research in pure mathematics. **It is better than pure mathematics because it uses the formulas of pure maths and applies them in the real life**. Applied maths tries to model predict, and explain things in the real world.

**What is the scope of applied mathematics? ›**

Applied Mathematics is a rigorous math program focusing on **the theory and application of mathematics to other disciplines such as engineering and the sciences**. Mathematics is applied to solve problems such as underground water pollution, traffic jams, inflation, unemployment, and climate change.

**What is the difference between MSc mathematics and MSc applied mathematics? ›**

M.Sc in mathematics deals mainly with abstract mathematics. Like modern algebra, real analysis etc. which has no real use in the life. On the other hand, applied mathematics deals with the mathematics which is used in physics, chemistry and engineering etc.

**What is the highest paying math job? ›**

**Is applied math easy? ›**

**Applied Maths courses are often perceived as highly technical and difficult**, perhaps due to inadequate foundational teaching of Maths in schools. Since much of it involves simple high-school Maths, students should view it as a way of representing systems through models for further analysis.

**Where do applied mathematicians work? ›**

Banks, insurance companies, investment and securities firms, energy companies and utilities, multinationals, corporations, government regulatory institutions, and other industries have come to rely on applied mathematics and computational science.

**What can I do after Applied Mathematics? ›**

**Career Options in Applied Mathematics**

- Aerospace Engineer.
- Accountant.
- Actuary.
- Architect.
- Artificial Intelligence Designer.
- Bioinformatics Specialist.
- Biotechnician.
- Climatologist.

### Is Applied Mathematics an engineering degree? ›

**APPLIED MATHEMATICS IS MORE DIVERSIFIED THAN JUST ENGINEERING**. Applied mathematics may mean statistical applications, quality control preparation, actuarial mathematics, just to name a few. Studying applied mathematics basically mean that the students do not get involved in theories very much.

**Are mathematicians in demand? ›**

**Overall employment of mathematicians and statisticians is projected to grow 31 percent from 2021 to 2031**, much faster than the average for all occupations.

**Does applied maths have trigonometry? ›**

**Applied Mathematics includes topics such as Number Theory, Interpretation of Data, Analysis of Data, Commercial Mathematics, Set Theory, Relation and Function, Algebra, Trigonometry**, Fundamentals of Calculus, Logical Reasoning, Commercial Mathematics, Probability, Linear Programming, Analysis of time-based Data, etc ...

**Is applied maths easier than maths? ›**

Is applied math harder than pure math? **Applied math requires a slightly different set of abilities than pure math**. While pure math is deductive and specialized, applied math requires that same capacity for deductive reasoning, but also a much broader knowledge of particular application areas of science and technology.

**Is applied math the same as physics? ›**

Physics encompasses the study of the entire universe, from the largest galaxies to the nature of matter itself, while **applied mathematics and mathematical modelling are key tools in science and engineering**. Mathematical models are used to describe physical phenomena, and even many processes in society.

**What are examples of applied math? ›**

**Topics in Applied Mathematics**

- Numerical Calculus. Error calculations. Solving Linear Equations numerically. Special methods for solving of Linear Equations.
- Numerical Methods of solving Differential Equations.
- Optimization.
- Fluid Dynamics.

**How can I apply mathematics in my future career? ›**

**Some of the occupations that mathematics majors enter include:**

- accountant.
- actuary.
- computer programmer.
- doctor.
- engineer.
- investment manager.
- lawyer.
- government research and laboratories.

**How do you become an applied mathematician? ›**

**How to Become an Applied Mathematician**

- Earn a bachelor's degree in mathematics or a related field. ...
- Consider pursuing a master's degree or doctorate. ...
- Develop strong problem-solving skills. ...
- Understand the principles of calculus and other advanced mathematics. ...
- Be able to use mathematical software programs.

**What is the salary after MSc mathematics? ›**

While the salary range for numerical analysis **starts from ₹15 LPA, it can go as high as ₹45 LPA**.

**Can we take applied maths with basic maths? ›**

Ans: **Yes, a student who has passed Basic Mathematics at Secondary level can offer Applied Mathematics at Sr.** **Secondary level**. This option is now available due to introduction of Applied Mathematics.

### Is applied maths good for CA? ›

As far as commerce students are taken into consideration, **applied maths works better for them as the whole CA course** and the career revolves around numbers and they are one of the most integral part of the course and the career.

**Which country is best for MSC mathematics? ›**

**Best countries to study mathematics**

- Mathematics in Sweden.
- Mathematics in Fiji.
- Mathematics in Cyprus.
- Mathematics in Finland.
- Mathematics in Turkey.
- Mathematics in Germany.
- Mathematics in Hungary.
- Mathematics in Australia.

**Which job is best for maths students? ›**

**In this article, you will learn about the Top 13 Career Opportunities in India for Mathematics Students.**

**Take a glimpse below.**

- Professor.
- Statistician.
- Mathematician.
- Data Analyst / Business Analyst.
- Chartered Accountant.
- Investment Banker.
- Data Scientist.
- Astronomer.

**Which engineering is best for mathematics? ›**

**Aerospace engineers** devise new systems for keeping objects in the air better for longer. Like all engineers, aerospace engineers are tasked with creating brand-new ideas from scratch; the creative aspect of mathematics really comes to bear in this field.

**Which is harder math or applied math? ›**

**Pure math is much more difficult**. Classes in applied math consist of memorizing the steps to solve problems. However, classes in pure math involve proofs, which implies a good understanding of the subject matter is required. What is the general difference?

**Can I do BSc with applied maths? ›**

**BSc Applied Mathematics is an undergraduate honours program of 3 years duration**. It is a valuable course that prepares the student for a career in applied math. With mathematics finding increasing applications in various other disciplines, studying applied math at the undergraduate level assumes great significance.

**What is difference between maths and applied maths? ›**

The existing Mathematics (041) for Senior Secondary is a course meant for students to pursue pure Mathematics/Physical Sciences/Engineering at University Level. Whereas, 'Applied Mathematics' is meant for those students who want to learn Mathematics which is useful for better performance in their selected subjects.

**Why do we study applied mathematics? ›**

Applied mathematics is a strategic major for professional school applications, since, when combined with the appropriate set of electives or minor, the degree **communicates quantitative proficiency essential to meeting conceptual challenges in business, law, or medical studies**.

**How much money do applied math majors make? ›**

Applied mathematics major graduates in the US make an average salary of **$76,261 per year** or $36.66 per hour.

**Is calculus applied math? ›**

Calculus is a branch of Mathematics that deals with the study of limits, functions, derivatives , integrals and infinite series . **The subject comes under the most important branches of applied Mathematics**, and it serves as the basis for all the advanced mathematics calculations and engineering applications.

### Is a mathematics degree worth it? ›

**Math degrees can lead to some very successful careers, but it will be a lot of work and might require you to get a graduate or other advanced degree**. For example, majoring in math can be a great start if you want to go to get a master's or doctorate in engineering.

**Is statistics part of applied math? ›**

**Statistics can be considered one kind of applied math**, but applied math includes much more. E.g. Engineering, computational theory, scientific computing, computer science, econometrics and more.

**What are the six applications in mathematics? ›**

**Real-Life Applications of Mathematics**

- Algebra.
- Differential Equations and Fourier Analysis.
- Differential and Computational Geometry.
- Probability and Statistics.
- Numerical Analysis.
- Operations Research and Optimization.

**Is mathematician a stable job? ›**

In fact, mathematician, actuary, and statistician jobs are **among the most promising career paths** based on their income levels, growth outlook, and low-stress work environments.

**Can a mathematician work at NASA? ›**

**A starting position as an engineer, mathematician, physical scientist, or life scientist requires a bachelor's de- gree**. (A master's and/doctoral degree is highly desirable in life sciences.) Some examples of engineering degrees required are electrical/electronics, aerospace, and mechanical.

**Do mathematicians make a lot of money? ›**

Mathematician Salary Per Hour

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median hourly wage for a mathematician is $50.50. Those in the lowest 10 percent range earn $27.94 per hour, and those at the 25^{th} percentile earn $36.62.

**What are the 5 branches of mathematics? ›**

**The main branches of pure mathematics are:**

- Algebra.
- Geometry.
- Trigonometry.
- Calculus.
- Statistics and Probability.

**Can I do MBA with applied maths? ›**

**Yes, you can definitely do MBA finance**. It doesn't matter at all even if you have basic maths in class 10th and applied Maths in 10+2.

**Is applied maths a science subject? ›**

**For Science (DN200) only, Applied Mathematics, Geography or Computer Science may also be used as a laboratory science subject**. Assessment of applications Admission to most undergraduate courses is extremely competitive.

**Is applied mathematics major hard? ›**

**Math is one of the hardest subjects you could study**. It requires lots of concentration and hard work. Many universities are very selective about who gets accepted into the math degree program. Students need to have great grades and an interest in math.

### Is applied math harder than Academic? ›

Education Quality and Accountability Office data confirms a **40-percent gap in test performance between students in Applied and Academic courses**, and another study by the Toronto DSB indicated fewer students taking Grade 9 Applied Math were graduating high school on time than those who took Academic Math.

**What is a degree in applied math? ›**

“The applied math major, on the other hand, **focuses more on applying analytical/computational math techniques to solve real-world problems in different fields**,” said Ding. These fields can include actuarial science, biology, physics, computer science, and statistics.

**Is chemistry applied math? ›**

**Chemistry is applied Physics**. Biology is applied Chemistry.

**Is algebra pure or applied math? ›**

Traditionally, **pure mathematics** has been classified into three general fields: analysis, which deals with continuous aspects of mathematics; algebra, which deals with discrete aspects; and geometry. The undergraduate program is designed so that students become familiar with each of these areas.

**Why do a masters in applied mathematics? ›**

Applied Mathematics graduates **have the opportunity to develop careers in many fields and working environments including education and academic research, technology services or the pharmaceutics industry**.

**What are applied mathematics courses? ›**

Applied mathematics involves the application of mathematics to problems which arise in various areas, e.g., science, engineering or other diverse areas, and/or the development of new or improved methods to meet the challenges of new problems.

**Is Applied Math Masters worth it? ›**

People with master's degrees in mathematics hold a variety of positions – and **nearly all of them pay exceptionally well**. This is also true for those who hold PhDs in mathematics. Mines' master's graduates report an average starting salary of $88,500. A master's in mathematics alone puts you in the top 75% of earners.

**Can you get a PhD in applied mathematics? ›**

**The PhD in applied mathematics program** explores many applied mathematics topics. Research is conducted in areas of science, engineering, medicine, and business through interdisciplinary teams, as well as in the areas of concentration needed for the doctoral degree program.

**Is it worth getting a masters in math? ›**

A master's degree in mathematics is a great way to improve your career prospects and heighten your earning potential in an extremely robust job market.

**Is applied mathematics easy? ›**

**Applied Maths courses are often perceived as highly technical and difficult**, perhaps due to inadequate foundational teaching of Maths in schools. Since much of it involves simple high-school Maths, students should view it as a way of representing systems through models for further analysis.

### Is applied math just physics? ›

Applied mathematics is the application of mathematical methods by different fields such as physics, engineering, medicine, biology, finance, business, computer science, and industry. Thus, **applied mathematics is a combination of mathematical science and specialized knowledge**.

**Is applied maths easier than Maths? ›**

Is applied math harder than pure math? **Applied math requires a slightly different set of abilities than pure math**. While pure math is deductive and specialized, applied math requires that same capacity for deductive reasoning, but also a much broader knowledge of particular application areas of science and technology.

**Can I do engineering with applied maths? ›**

**Definitely, you can appear for JEE Mains exam**. Don't worry about the changes in curriculum. PCM is mandatory for giving this exam and you have mathematics so don't worry. Keep studying hard and practice more and more questions.

**What is the difference between mathematics and applied mathematics? ›**

The existing Mathematics (041) for Senior Secondary is a course meant for students to pursue pure Mathematics/Physical Sciences/Engineering at University Level. Whereas, 'Applied Mathematics' is meant for those students who want to learn Mathematics which is useful for better performance in their selected subjects.

**Does applied maths have trigonometry? ›**

**Applied Mathematics includes topics such as Number Theory, Interpretation of Data, Analysis of Data, Commercial Mathematics, Set Theory, Relation and Function, Algebra, Trigonometry**, Fundamentals of Calculus, Logical Reasoning, Commercial Mathematics, Probability, Linear Programming, Analysis of time-based Data, etc ...

**Which maths is best for commerce? ›**

2. **Bachelor of Arts in Statistics**. As a commerce with maths student, you can pursue a degree in statistics. Statistics is a popular choice among commerce with maths students because it requires strong problem-solving and analysis skills.

**Can i do BCA with applied maths? ›**

**Yes, You Are eligible for BCA**. For pursing BCA one should have Math or Computer Science/Computer Application in their +2 level. As you have math as a subject you are eligible for BCA.

**Which maths is best for commerce applied or core? ›**

For further studies in commerce applied mathematics is helpful for a student as one of the main objective of learning applied mathematics is to develop an understanding of basic mathematical and statistical tools and their applications in the field of commerce (business/ finance/economics) and social science.