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Interdisciplinary Mathematics - MSc (Full-Time/Part-Time, 2019 Entry)

Do you aspire to become a professional scientist? Or do you have a reasonable mathematical background and wish to learn about the interactions between sciences and mathematics? Our MSc programme encompasses a breadth of pure and applied mathematics, and statistics. As an interdisciplinary MSc student, you’ll also have the option to take modules in related sciences and social sciences, including physics, biology and economics.

The knowledge and skills you’ll acquire will prove useful for a range of future scientific careers or if you wish to progress to PhD level studies in Mathematics or one of the sciences.

Related Degrees:

Core Modules:

  • Dissertation

Optional Modules:

Previously, a selection of the following options have been offered:

  • Fourier Analysis
  • Analytical Fluid Mechanics
  • Math modelling in Biology and Medicine
  • Brownian Motion
  • Advanced Real Analysis
  • Mathematical Acoustics

* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.


A taught component, consisting primarily of lecture modules and subsequent examinations, and a research component consisting of a written dissertation exploring a topic in depth.

Contact Hours:

Contact hours will vary between 12 and 14 each week.

Class Sizes:

The class sizes vary between 20 and 70.


Term 1 (October - December) - You attend roughly half of your modules and begin discussing dissertation topics with members of staff.

Term 2 (January - March) - You attend the remaining modules, register for examinations, declare a dissertation topic and a supervisor, and start background work on the topic.

Term 3 (April - June) - You take examinations for the Term 1 and 2 modules and continue to work on your dissertation. Summer (July - September) - You work full-time on your dissertation, and you may give an oral presentation to staff during the summer. Completed dissertations are due in early September.

Our graduates have progressed into roles such as:

  • Mathematician
  • Scientist
  • Hardware Design Engineer
  • Government Administration (EPSRC+)

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Essential information

Course Code



Full-time: 1 year

(September 2019 - September 2020)

Part-time: 2 years

(September 2019 - September 2021)

Entry Requirements

First Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language Requirements

Band A

IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0.

Department of Study

Warwick Mathematics Institute

Location of Study

University of Warwick

Course Fees

See Student Finance


Funding your Mathematics degree.

Additional Course Costs

There are no additional course costs for this course.

Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.


How to Apply

Department website

Get a PG Prospectus


This information is applicable for 2019 entry.