Master of Mathematical Sciences

University of Canterbury

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Entry requirements

A relevant approved bachelor's degree.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

A student graduating from the degree will: * have advanced analytical and numerical skill in their chosen field of specialisation, examples being, mathematics, statistics, data science or a combination of all. * demonstrate mastery of theoretical techniques in their chosen field of specialisation. * evaluate critically the findings and discussions in STEM related literature. * research, analyse and argue from evidence. * work independently and apply knowledge to new situations. * engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem-solving. * demonstrate a high order of skill in the planning, execution and completion of a piece of original research. * apply research skills learned during the study programme to new situations. The research should be completed to internationally recognised standards and demonstrate that the graduate has a capacity for independent thinking. Achieved to an appropriate standard, such a degree will prepare graduates for entry to doctoral studies.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Mathematical Sciences at this level can earn:


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Contact details

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Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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