The January intake of the AIMS Structured Master’s in Mathematical Sciences is now open.
The AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences is a ten month programme with two intakes each year (January and August). The curriculum runs over 3 semesters described below. There is an oral defense of the research project at the end of the academic year followed by a graduation ceremony.
The purpose of the research project is:
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There will be no course fee for successful applicants and full bursaries covering tuition, accommodation, meals and travel costs will be awarded to successful applicants
The January intake of the AIMS Structured Master’s in Mathematical Sciences is open to students following the South African academic calendar (January to December). Preference will be given to South African nationals. Applicants should hold, or anticipate completing by the start date of the AIMS course, a 4-year university degree in mathematics, or any science or engineering subject with a significant mathematics component. An applicant’s record should demonstrate strong aptitude in mathematics. The course overview lists the courses which form part of this programme. More general information on the Structured Master’s programme can be found on the course page.
Selection Criteria: Each applicant’s dossier will be evaluated in the light of the prior educational opportunities available to her or him. Potential applicants must be able to demonstrate both a high degree of motivation, and the preparation and ability required to complete the course successfully.
For more details, visit AIMS website