Master of Mathematical Sciences

University of Canterbury

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1.5 Years

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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A relevant approved bachelor's degree.

Detailed requirements

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1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,506 $12,759
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$7,016 $10,524
Total $15,522 $23,283

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

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Phone: (03) 369 3999

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