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MSc in Mathematical Modelling

The University of Limerick is continuing its MSc course in Mathematical Modelling in the autumn semester of 2017. The course will be run by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in association with MACSI (Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry).

Mandatory and optional courses are listed in the table below. Five modules must be completed in each of the first two semesters. Each module is equivalent to 6 ECTS credits. During the summer, students must complete a research dissertation under close supervision with a member of staff.

Application Forms and Deadlines

To apply for the MSc please visit and follow the links Graduate Programmes/Taught Programmes/Science and Engineering/Mathematical Modelling MSc. You will find a list of the required documents and instructions on how to submit these online.

Scholarship and Funding - Graduate School

Semister 1 Semister 2
Mandatory Modules Mandatory Modules
  1. Advanced Methods I (new)
  2. Scientific Computation (new)
  1. Advanced Methods II (new)
  2. Mathematical Geoscience (new)
  3. Mathematical Biology and Physiology (new)
Three electives to be chosen from the following list: Two electives to be chosen from the following list:
  1. Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanics (new level 9 course offered by M&AE)
  2. MS4025 Applied Analysis
  3. MS4627 Mathematics of Natural Phenomenon
  4. MS4407 Perturbation Techniques and Asymptotics
  5. MS4008 Numerical Partial Differential Equations
  6. MS4027 Fundamentals of Financial Mathematics
  7. MS4315 Operation Research 2
  8. MS4215 Advanced Data Analysis
  9. MS4217 Stochastic Processes
  10. MS4214 Statistical Inference
  11. MA4607 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics
  1. MS4018 Dynamical Systems
  2. MS4408 Mathematical Modelling
  3. MS4028 Stochastic Differential Equations for Finance
  4. MS4518 Theory of Statistical
  5. Finance
  6. MS4218 Time Series Analysis
  7. MS4327 Optimisation

MA4128 Advanced Data Modelling





Project (submission by mid-September)
30 ECTS credits


  • Choice of electives must be approved by the Course Director.
  • Any modules previously taken as part of an undergraduate programme may not be taken as electives.
  • All undergraduate modules being offered as electives are at an advanced undergraduate level (year 3 or year 4) and are designated as Level 8.
  • No applications for exemptions will be considered.



If you would like more information, please contact Dr. Romina Gaburro.

Dr. Romina Gaburro
Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Limerick

Tel: +353 61 213193
Fax: +353 61 334927

We are always pleased to talk to prospective graduate students and answer any queries.


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