Undergraduate
BSc (Hons) Applied & Computational Mathematics

University College Dublin

Course Overview


If you enjoy studying Mathematics for the Leaving Certificate

The UCD degree in Applied & Computational Mathematics will train you in the essential mathematical and computational skills in modelling, analysis and simulation needed to solve problems arising throughout the physical and life sciences, engineering, business and finance sectors.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Dublin City

What is the length of the course?

4 Years Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options

Students may apply to study abroad for a semester in third year in partner institutions internationally.


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

400

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 25,600 p.a.

Living Costs per year

€ 12,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • Mathematical models create representations of complex real-world phenomena in a precise, quantitative way.
  • Outside the traditional spheres of science and engineering, mathematical modelling and simulation techniques are increasingly used in the social sciences, communication, business and finance sectors.
  • Graduates with training in Applied & Computational Mathematics work in fields as diverse as: Analytics and Forecasting, Energy Systems, Electronics, Biomedical applications and bio-information
  • Students may apply to study abroad for a trimester in third year in partner institutions internationally.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

Once you are ready to start your application, please click on APPLY NOW

As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

YEAR 1 ENTRY

  • Example of high school qualifications that are considered for Year 1 entry are as follows:
    A-Level, IB Diploma, US Diploma, SAT, ACT, AP, ILC, HKDSE, STPM, CBSE, CISCE, ATAR, CAPE and NCEA.
  • If you have a different high school qualification you may have to apply for a foundation programme.

FOUNDATION YEAR ENTRY

  • Students who do not meet entry requirements for Year 1 can apply for a foundation programme at most universities. Contact our counsellors for further details and advice on a suitable course for you.

English Requirements

• IELTS: An average score of 6.5 over all components and a minimum of 6.0 in each band on the Academic Version.
• TOEFL:

  1. A minimum score of 600 in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), with Test of Written English at 475+
  2. A minimum score of 90 is required in the Internet based TOEFL (Ibt) with a score of at least 20 in each section.

• Pearson English Language Text: Minimum of 63 and at least 59 for each item in the Communicative Skills section.
• Temporary measure for 2020 ONLY (Response to Covid 19): For students affected by testing centre closures due to COVID-19, UCD has approved the use of the Duolingo English Test (DET) as a temporary measure for the 2020 intake. The minimum requirement will be a DET score of 110.

Special Entry Requirements

We recommend that all students in Applied & Computational Mathematics should have a minimum grade H3 in Leaving Certificate Higher Level Mathematics or equivalent.

Career Prospects


Graduates with training in Applied & Computational Mathematics work in fields as diverse as:
• Analytics and Forecasting
• Energy Systems
• Electronics
• Biomedical applications and bio-information
• Finance
• Pharmaceutical industry
• Environmental agencies and companies
• Computing in business, technology, research and academia

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