Mathematics and Statistics | Master's programme

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Studies in the Master’s Programme in Mathematics and Statistics will lead you into the fascinating world of modern science, giving you a solid basis for mathematics and statistics applications. Graduates from this programme find employment as researchers, teachers, and in demanding expert positions in the public and private sector in Finland and abroad. The programme is based on top research and consists of mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. It is part of two Centres of Excellence: Inverse Problems Research and Analysis and Dynamics Research.

The study tracks within this programme are Mathematics, Applied mathematics, and Statistics. Mathematics branches into four specialisation subjects: Analysis, Mathematical logic, Geometry, algebra and topology, and Mathematical physics and probability. Applied mathematics branches into three specialisation subjects: Inverse problems and imaging, Mathematical biology, and Insurance and financial mathematics. Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

Basic information
Scope of studies and length 120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level Master
Language Finnish, English, Swedish
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens) 15 000 EUR
Application period Begins: 09 Dec 2024 at 08:00 (UTC+2) Ends: 02 Jan 2025 at 15:00 (UTC+2)
How to apply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission criteria, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. The online application form is open only during the application period. The admission criteria for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

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