Master of Mathematics

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A Master of Mathematics (or MMath) degree is a specific advanced integrated Master's degree for courses in the field of mathematics.

United Kingdom[edit]

In the United Kingdom, the MMath is the internationally recognized standard qualification after a four-year course in mathematics at a university.[1] The MMath programme was set up by most leading universities after the Neumann Report in 1992.[2] It is classed as a level 7 qualification in the Frameworks of Higher Education Qualifications of UK Degree-Awarding Bodies. The UCAS course codes for the MMath degrees start at G100 upwards, most courses taking the codes G101 - G104.

Universities which offer MMath degrees include:


  1. ^ In Cambridge the MMath was first awarded in 2011 after a four year course. The fourth year is identical with the Master of Advanced Study in Mathematics, which was formerly known as the Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics and is open to students from other universities. Everyone who completed Part III since 1962 became eligible for the appropriate Master's degree, retrospectively.


In Canada, the MMath is a graduate degree offered by the University of Waterloo. The length of the MMath degree program is typically between one and two years, and consists of course work along with a research component. The first Waterloo MMath degrees were awarded in 1967. MMath is the master's degree offered by David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, since it is within the Faculty of Mathematics at Waterloo.


In India, the M. Math. is a graduate degree offered by the Indian Statistical Institute. The course consists of two years and is done in the Bangalore and Kolkata centres in alternating years. The participants are selected through two screening(one objective and other subjective) tests along with an interview and it is arguably the best graduate course in mathematics offered in India.

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  2. ^ Peter M. Neumann. The Future for Honours Degree Courses in Mathematics and Statistics, Final report of a group working under the auspices of the London Mathematical Society, London: February 1992, reproduced also in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Vol. 155, No. 2, p185-189, 1992 JSTOR
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  4. ^ "Maths undergraduate degree courses - School of Mathematics - University of Birmingham". Archived from the original on 2013-05-04.
  5. ^ "Retrospective Award of Masters Degrees for Part III | Alumni and Friends".
  6. ^ "Integrated Master in Mathematics: Mathematics - Mathematics Degree | University of Essex". Retrieved 2021-08-31.
  7. ^ "Mathematics | MMath | University of Lincoln". Retrieved 2019-09-23.