Apply to the MSc in Applicable Mathematics at LSE – funding opportunities available

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Become part of LSE! Join the Department of Mathematics, a leading centre for mathematics in the social sciences, home to a stimulating and active research environment, offering a wide range of degree programmes and courses.

Unleash your mathematical prowess and explore the dynamic fusion of mathematics and social sciences. The MSc Applicable Mathematics programme empowers you to apply mathematical acumen to real-world challenges, unlocking a world of career possibilities and serving as a springboard for advanced research pursuits.

You’ll benefit from:

  • Mathematical fusion: immerse yourself in a curriculum that bridges the gap between classic and modern mathematical methodologies, offering a diverse array of mathematical techniques applied to social science scenarios.
  • Enhanced marketability: tailored for mathematicians seeking to broaden their horizons by incorporating social science elements into their skill set. Also, non-mathematicians with strong quantitative backgrounds will find opportunities to enrich their understanding of the mathematics underpinning various aspects of social science.
  • Expanded mathematical knowledge: gain deeper insights into mathematics, encompassing algorithms, game theory, discrete mathematics, probability and stochastics, and optimisation. Develop proficiency in relevant computational methods.
  • Programming proficiency: In response to the growing reliance on computation in today’s world, you’ll master the Python programming language. Apply this newfound expertise to real-world problem-solving.

Graduate Destinations

The skills and knowledge acquired during the programme will open doors to diverse career opportunities, spanning finance, business, software development, and various industries. Additionally, it lays a robust foundation for further research studies at the advanced level.

This programme serves as excellent preparation for a diverse array of careers in industry, finance, government, and research. Graduates of the programme have secured employment with prominent companies, including Amazon, BlackRock, Credit Suisse, Facebook, Goldman Sachs, Google, KPMG, National Grid, and RBS.

Find out more about the support you’ll receive through LSE Careers and LSE Alumni.

Scholarships and other funding

LSE recognises that the cost of living in London may be higher than in your hometown or country. We make available million of pounds annually in financial aid for our students with both Home and Overseas fee status through a wide variety of scholarships, such as the Graduate Support Scheme, Master’s Awards and Anniversary Scholarships. Around one quarter of our graduate students receive financial support from the School.

At master’s level, the value of support given by LSE ranges in value from 10 per cent of the tuition fee to a full fees and maintenance award.

LSE is ranked fifth in the world for the study of social sciences and management (QS World QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023).

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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