Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
The objectives of this program are to offer students who hold a BA or BSc degree with a major in mathematics or a neighboring field:
• an opportunity to expand their knowledge in several fields of mathematics and its applications by providing courses at graduate level
• a unique academic experience via a high-quality, international program taught in English
• for those wishing to continue their studies in the PhD program, the MS program provides comprehensive knowledge in the field of applied mathematics
Sample Courses for the Master’s Program
Core Courses: Basic Algebra 1; Basic Algebra 2; Real Analysis; Complex Function Theory; Functional Analysis and Differential Equations; Introduction to Computer Science; Probability and Statistics Elective Courses: Matrix Computations with Applications; Computations in Algebra; Cryptology; Differential Geometry; Introduction to Discrete Mathematics; Graph Theory and Applications; Non-standard Analysis; Difference Equations and Applications; Evolution Equations and Applications; Applied Partial Differential Equations; Difference Methods for Partial Differential Equations; Control of Dynamic Systems; Combinatorial Optimization; Optimization in Economics; Quantitative Financial Risk Analysis; Nonlinear Optimization; Topics in Financial Mathematics; Approximation Theory; Applied Numerical Analysis; Mathematical Models in Biology and Ecology; The Mathematical Theory of Infectious Disease Propagation; Evolutionary Games and Population Dynamics; Bioinformatics; Computational Neuroscience; Probabalistic Models of the Brain and the Mind; Computational Number Theory; Protocols; Mathematical Methods in Natural Language Processing; Stochastic Processes and Applications; Statistics of Stochastic Processes; Multivariate Statistical Inference; Survey Methodology; Topics in Actuarial Statistics
Entry Requirements for the Master’s Program
Applicants must have earned a (three- or four-year) first degree (i.e., BA or BSc), with a major in mathematics or a related field (e.g., computer science, engineering, physics), from a recognized university or institution of higher education, or provide documentation indicating that they will earn such a degree by the time of enrollment.
In addition to meeting the General CEU Admissions Requirements, applicants are also required to submit a one-page statement of purpose describing their interest in mathematics, their achievements to date and their future goals. In addition, they must prove familiarity with fundamental undergraduate material.