Mathematics

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 15.5k / Academic year(s) Deadline: Jan 15, 2022
StudyQA ranking:1282 Duration:36 months

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Description

The growth of the information society has increased the need to understand and predict the real world. There is an increasing demand for people who can structure and analyse the growing amount of produced and stored data, and a mathematical education is a good ground for such tasks. To approach complex problems mathematicians use models and analytic methods and therefore the subject is very well suited to those who are interested in problem solving.

The first part of this three-year programme stretches over three semesters and covers basic training in algebra and mathematical analysis in one and several variables, basis physics and a short introduction to other science subjects. The content of the second part of the programme depends on the chosen area of interest and can, for instance, consist of courses in mathematics, mathematical statistics, numerical analysis, physics, computer science or economics. The programme ends with a Bachelor's degree project on a topic of interest chosen in consultation with a supervisor.

Career Prospects

Mathematics is inherent in a manifold of technical and scientific achievements. As an example we can mention the notion of a differential equation which so far has been a most adequate tool for describing dynamical phenomena. The subject of mathematics plays a special role as an exact science with emphasis on quantitative aspects. This in turn makes the subject a highly relevant tool in a number of areas where quantitative analysis is needed.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Jan 15 Tuition fee
  • Free
  • EUR 15500 Year (Non-EEA)

Non EU/EEA-students 140,000 SEK per year

Start date November 2015 Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Compulsory courses: The first part of the three-year programme stretches over three semesters and covers basic training in algebra and mathematical analysis in one and
several variables, basic physics and a short introduction to other science subjects.

Electives: The content of the second part of the programme depends on the chosen area of interest and can, for instance, consist of courses in mathematics, mathematical
statistics, numerical analysis, physics, computer science or economics. The programme ends with a Bachelors degree project on a topic of interest chosen in consultation with a supervisor.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 575 TOEFL iBT® test : 90

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test. More About IELTS

Requirements

General and courses corresponding to the following Swedish Upper Secondary School Programs: Physics B, Chemistry A and Mathematics D.

Selection

The general average (GPA) of your higher secondary school leaving certificate: 100 %.

English proficiency requirements

For this programme, we recommend that students have English B (advanced) language proficiency and that they demonstrate their proficiency in one of the following ways:

  • IELTS score of 6.5 (with no section less than 5.5)
  • TOEFL paper-based score of 4.5 (scale 1-6) in written test and a total score of 575; internet based score of 20 (scale 0-30) in written test and a total score of 90
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English
  • A Bachelors degree from a university where English is the only language of instruction, according to the International Handbook of Universities
  • A pass on English course B (Swedish upper secondary school).

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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