SubjectMathematics, Science


Type of DegreeMSc

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 18,500

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General information

The objective of the Master’s degree in Mathematics is to teach you the mathematical knowledge, skills and attitude needed to pursue a professional (research) career. You will gain specialized mathematical knowledge in selected areas such as algebra and geometry, dynamical systems and analysis, and statistics and probability theory. Furthermore, you will learn how to solve a problem by using abstraction and modelling, to find scientific literature on the subject, and to determine whether the problem can be solved by using existing mathematical theory or whether new theory should be developed. Finally, you will learn how to present mathematical results in written and oral form, for both specialized and general audiences.

Career Prospects

A Master’s degree in Mathematics opens up many job opportunities. During the Master’s programme, you will learn to think in a logical, systematic and problem-oriented way. These qualities are highly appreciated by employers.

If you want to work in a company you can find employment at, for instance, banks, insurance companies, the consultancy branch and research and development departments of companies like Philips, TNO, Gasunie, Ericsson and LogicaCMG.

You can start a scientific career as a PhD student at a university. This means working for four years on a research project and writing a thesis. After successfully defending this thesis, you will be awarded a PhD degree. Afterwards you can continue your career at a university or start a career in a company.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. For specific information, please use the e-mail address below.  
  • The Admission Board will decide wether you can be admitted to the Master’s programme. The Board can decide that you have to take some Bachelor’s courses in Mathematics before being admitted to the Master’s programme.

  • Sufficient English proficiency is required. Language requirements include an IELTS test score of 6.5 or a TOEFL test score of 580 (paper-based), 237 (computer-based) or 92 (internet-based, iBT). 

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